Fire roasted tomato pasta

I am all about quick pasta recipes dinners for my family. This fire roasted tomato pasta is nothing but quick, easy, flavorful and a healthy dinner.

fired roasted tomato pasta

Not only this pasta recipe is quick and easy but it is extremely delicious. The Progresso recipe starter will allow you to have this recipe ready in no time. The minute you boil the pasta this fire roasted tomato pasta will be ready to go. It takes no more than 15-20 minutes to put together.

If you like you can also freeze leftovers and have later on. Pasta freezes rather well so for the days that you are extra busy this will be a healthy meal to defrost and have in no time.

I am not one to use prepared sauces but this sauce was really good. My kids really enjoyed it. I am glad I actually doubled the batch because pasta is always a great option for my kids. They never turn down pasta meals.

This fired roasted tomato pasta was great and adding the cherry tomatoes and spinach was a great call. I always like extra veggies and fresh produce in my pasta. The Parmesan cheese and parsley gives it the extra touch. You can use any other cheese of your choice, Pecorino Romano cheese is also a great option.

This fire roasted tomato pasta is great. Use whatever veggie staples you have in your fridge. This recipe is very versatile and the sauce can complement any type of produce. If you like some extra protein add some cooked chicken chunks to the skillet and mix in with the veggies. I am sure your family will love it!

Enjoy!

fired roasted tomato pasta

fired roasted tomato pasta

fired roasted tomato pasta

fired roasted tomato pasta

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Fire roasted tomato pasta

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 4 servings

Total Time: 20 minutes max!

Ingredients:

  • 9 oz Progresso fire roasted tomato sauce, or canned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 lb whole wheat penne
  • 6 oz fresh spinach
  • 10 oz cherry tomatoes
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp Celtic salt
  • 1 tbs olive oil

Directions:

Boil pasta according to package instructions. While the pasta is boiling prepare the veggies.

In a large non-stick skillet, over medium to high heat, heat the oil. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute just until fragrant. Add the chopped cherry tomatoes and salt and saute for another minute. Add the fire roasted tomato sauce and combine with the tomatoes stirring for another minute. Turn the heat off and add the fresh spinach.

Add the cooked pasta, fresh parsley and parmesan cheese to the skillet and mix  the ingredients through. Serve while still warm with some extra parmesan cheese.

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16 comments

  1. Oh this looks incredible! I don’t eat bread much, but when I do it has GOT to be something tasty like this. And I loveee pesto!

  2. That is a pretty darn good sandwich my dear.
    The pictures are so vibrant and lovely.

  3. They look droolworthy! Though not a fan of white bread, these sandwiches do look too good to miss.

  4. This recipe is totally calling my name.. looks incredible.  I love sun dried in sandwiches and pasta.

  5. I’m so excited to hear about the changes Panera is making! They have great ideas for sandwich and salad combos, and I usually just steal ideas and make my own, but maybe I’ll start eating there.
    This sandwich looks amazing! You should try it with Sargento’s new Bruschetta Jack cheese–divine!

  6. All I can say is NOM!! I want that tall stack for lunch! 

  7. This sandwich looks SO good!! We make Grilled Cheese every Sunday for lunch but I’m going to try this version next time. YUM!

  8. Oh boy, I want one right now!!!

  9. That is one serious delicious looking grilled cheese. Those sun dried toms make it extra special. 

  10. Oh my yes please! You’ve taken grilled cheese to a whole new level! Pinned!

  11. would this be good with sundried tomato pesto?

  12. Do you use the sundried tomatoes in olive oil?

  13. This was delicious! It was a pretty easy recipe to make too! Wonderful flavor! Thank you for sharing!!!

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