Pasta With No-Cook Tomato Sauce

Yield: 4 servings
Calories: 254
Theme: Dinner
Rating:  This recipe has not been rated

If you want to eat healthier without sacrificing your favorite comfort foods, trying giving dishes like pasta a healthy revamp. With the help of the "Foodie Physician" Dr. Sonali Ruder, you can make a simple and delicious sauce without any of the preservatives and sugar you don't need. 


  • 2 pints red and yellow cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves, choppe
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp chili flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 8 oz dry spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


1. Place the tomatoes, garlic, basil, parsley, chili flakes, salt, pepper, and olive oil in a food processor and pulse until blended into a sauce-like consistency.


2. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water.


3. Toss the pasta with the sauce. Add some of the reserved pasta water as needed to coat the pasta. 


4. Top with Parmesan cheese.


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