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Pasta with Tomatoes, Garlic and Olives

Katerina | Diethood
A delicious pasta dish made with spaghetti tossed in a buttery garlic sauce with tomatoes and black olives.
Servings : 6 servings
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box spaghetti , cooked according to the directions on the box
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 1 cup black olives , pitted, halved
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil

Instructions
 

  • While you are cooking the spaghetti, prepare the sauce:
  • Heat olive oil and butter in a skillet.
  • Add tomatoes, olives, and garlic.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Stir in basil.
  • Cook for 6 to 8 minutes over medium heat, or until tomatoes are tender.
  • Drain pasta.
  • When the tomato mixture is done, add the pasta to the tomatoes and cook for an additional 2 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 146 kcal | Carbohydrates: 4 g | Protein: 1 g | Fat: 14 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 10 mg | Sodium: 393 mg | Potassium: 204 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 590 IU | Vitamin C: 18.5 mg | Calcium: 38 mg | Iron: 1.3 mg | Net Carbs: 3 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy dinner recipes, easy pasta dinner, vegetarian dinner ideas