Baked Tomato Sauce


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30 mins (prep 10, cooking 20)
10 ingredients
4 servings
This recipe is from cooking blog Smittenkitchen.com. (The introduction is hers).It's difficult to imagine a more mundane-sounding dish than Pasta with Baked Tomato Sauce — and yet this extremely simple pasta is a breakthrough, not like any other you've ever eaten. And so good you'll make it again and again.The sauce is made from roasted cherry tomatoes, very ripe ones. These diminutive tomatoes with the big taste are then covered with a cheesey-garlicky-bread crumb mixture and set in the oven. Just before serving, you tear some basil leaves into the roasted tomato mixture and that's your sauce, right in the oven dish: add some corkscrew or butterfly pasta and you have dinner.Italian cookbook author Nancy Harmon Jenkins points out that the ony trick to this dish is using really ripe cherry tomatoes'which are easy to find all year long. If they're not available, use any red, ripe tomatoes and quarter them.From The Best American Recipes via Epicruious.com

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Nutrition

Serving Size (126.89 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 126.37 Calories from Fat 101.97
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11.33g 69.7%
Saturated Fat 1.56g 31.29%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 15.22mg 2.54%
Total Carbohydrate 6.28g 8.37%
Dietary Fiber 1.28 g 20.46%
Sugars 4.55 g %
Protein 1.46g 11.65%
Vitamin A 728.16IU% Vitamin C 27.0mg%
Calcium 17.57mg% Iron 0.67mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
very ripe, plain breadcrumbs, freshly grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese, pecorino cheese, freshly ground black pepper
 

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