Pasta Pascal

Pasta Pascal

"Named after the friend that first introduced this dish to me one homesick day. It is a simple pasta that lends itself to endless variety. Try adding mushrooms or zucchini. I find that angel hair pasta is best, but thicker pasta will certainly work as well. Drizzle with extra olive oil before serving."
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25 m servings 497 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 497 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 20.1 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 68.1g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 13.1 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 235 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, saute garlic in oil 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in onion and cook 2 minutes more. Stir in tomatoes, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium-low and let simmer.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. Toss hot pasta with tomato mixture. Serve.


  1. 85 Ratings

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I made some slight changes, but this turned out beautifully! Used less Angel Hair. 2 Tbs Olive Oil, and sauteed some minced garlic, red onion and a full can of (Drained) diced tomatoes with ga...

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My family thought this was very bland. The recipe called for 4 plum tomatoes, I used 6. I also increased the garlic to 5 cloves. I used a large onion and kept the oregano and basil the same as c...

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I made some slight changes, but this turned out beautifully! Used less Angel Hair. 2 Tbs Olive Oil, and sauteed some minced garlic, red onion and a full can of (Drained) diced tomatoes with ga...

To add more flavor, roast the tomatoes, add a few shakes of crushed red pepper, add a tablespoon of lightly crushed fennel seed, and definitely add parmesan cheese!

I made the recipe as is but after tasting it, I added a little more EVOO, a half teaspoon more of oregano and basil and a half teaspoon of crushed red pepper flake. I liked that this was a quick...

This was exactly what I was looking for. A very tasty, light pasta dish. I had to make one substitution- used one can of diced tomatoes (drained) instead of the fresh. Very Good Recipe!!! Will...

I made this recipe for 2 and we both really liked it, although I made several changes. I used half a pound of pasta (rigatoni), 2 diced roma tomatoes, half of a red onion, twice the amount of b...

This is a fantastic recipe if you are looking for a very basic pasta dish. I do make this often, but I have changed a few things. To start, it needs salt. Without salt, it would be nearly tastel...

I make a very similar version of this recipe all the time. It is a staple in my house. I have added different veggies and meats to mix it up a bit. Even without additions it is delicious.

Hubs and I both really enjoyed this. I used orzo rather than the angel hair pasta, only because I never can find enough reasons to use it. Fresh, clean flavors, excellent side dish for a varie...

This was light and delicious. Definitely reminded me of Italy. I roasted the tomatoes as one reviewer suggested.

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