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Penne Rigate Recipes

No Cook Tomato Basil Sauce

Main Dish
Makes 6 Servings
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cooking Time
10 minutes
Total Time
20 minutes
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By Marilyn Harris

Made with

Penne Rigate


  • 1 box Dreamfields Penne Rigate or Elbows
  • 1 large sweet onion
  • 2 pints cherry or grape tomatoes ripe
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (or to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons parsley chopped
  • salt (to taste)
Not vegan? You may prefer it with the following:
  • Parmesan cheese freshly grated (for topping)


  1. Cook the pasta according to directions.
  2. Meanwhile, place the onion, washed tomatoes, garlic and basil in a food processor. Rapidly pulse on and off until the mixture is chopped. Add the crushed red pepper, olive oil, parsley, salt and pepper and pulse until blended with vegetable mixture.
  3. Drain the pasta and immediately add to a large bowl. Pour in tomato basil sauce and toss well.
  4. Serve immediately topped with the cheese.

Nutrition Facts

450 Calories

52g Carbohydrates

7g Saturated Fat

454mg Sodium

13g Fat

25g Protein

63mg Cholesterol

6g Dietary Fiber

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