15 Minute Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe {LOW CALORIE}

15 Minute Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe

This low calorie cherry tomato pasta recipe is just 219 calories, and can be made in 15 minutes!

Plus, we have included vegan and gluten free options, and the best pasta to make for basil tomato pasta sauce.

15 Minute Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe

We were able to keep the calories low with our low calorie cooking tips, found in the ingredients section of this cherry tomato sauce pasta section.

Learn how to make this easy 15 minute dinner recipe… All you need is a box of pasta, a carton of tomatoes and a couple items from your pantry/garden to make easy basil and tomato pasta!

This low calorie cherry tomato pasta recipe is just 219 calories, and can be made in 15 minutes!

15 Minute Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make a quick pasta with grape tomatoes.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll even find low calorie cooking tips for this pasta cherry tomatoes recipe, and a nutrition label.

Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe

This cherry tomato recipes pasta is a great way to get dinner on the table in just 15 minutes, and for less than $5.

Check out these helpful sections, then find the tomato sauce for pasta recipe below in a sharable recipe card!

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients in Tomato Basil Pasta Recipe (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Pasta with Burst Cherry Tomatoes
  • 15 Minute Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Pasta Recipes with Cherry Tomatoes

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this tomato garlic pasta recipe to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for cherry tomato pasta recipes…

Ingredients in Tomato Basil Pasta Recipe

It’s easy to make cherry tomatoes recipes pasta creations with just a handful of ingredients.

Here are out low calorie cooking tips, and you’ll find the shopping list below.

Low Calorie Tips for Making Cherry Tomato Pasta Sauce:

  • Skip the butter and oil… These tomatoes need to blow up, so let them “roast” in the pan and skip the added fat and calories. If you see the tomatoes sticking, you can add a bit of water to the pan.
  • Try it without the cheese… You’ll notice that the cheese is “optional” and we think this recipe is just as good with it, as without. So if you’re looking to cut calories, try this cherry tomato spaghetti without the cheese.
  • Serve with a salad… Filling up on pasta is never ideal, serve this grape tomato pasta with a crisp salad so you fill up and feed yourself a healthy meal.
15 Minute Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe

Shopping List for Burst Cherry Tomato Pasta:

  • Penne pasta (whole wheat, regular, or gluten free)
  • Cherry tomatoes (or grape tomatoes)
  • Garlic cloves 
  • Salt and pepper
  • Basil leaves
  • Freshly grated parmesan or nutritional yeast (optional)

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this recipe for pasta with tomatoes and basil you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for this pasta with cherry tomatoes recipe can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make pasta sauce with tomatoes…

How to Make Pasta with Burst Cherry Tomatoes

You can make this grape tomatoes pasta with ANY STYLE of pasta you like!

Some love spaghetti with tomatoes, and some prefer their favorite gluten-free pasta. We love penne as it takes up “more space” and looks like a bigger serving. Tricking your mind into eating healthy is 1/2 the battle!

The Best Pasta for Cherry Tomato Pasta:

Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe

How to Make Garlic Tomato Pasta:

  1. In a large sauce pot bring 4-6 quarts of water to a boil. Then add in the pasta and cook until aldente (according to package). Then drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, while the pasta cooks start on the burst tomato sauce.
  3. To a large skillet over medium heat, add the tomatoes and cover. Cook for 10 minutes until they start to burst. (Note: if the tomatoes start to stick to the pan, add 2 tablespoons water)
  4. Add in the garlic, salt and pepper, and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until the garlic is fragrant.
  5. Pour in the cooked pasta, and toss together, top with basil and cheese (if you desire) and serve hot.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for our low calorie burst tomato pasta recipe…

15 Minute Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe

This healthy cherry tomato pasta recipe is just 219 calories per cup, and can be made (from start to finish) in just 15 minutes!

Try this fast pasta with burst cherry tomatoes on busy weeknights, it’s low cost and low effort!

15 Minute Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe

LOW CALORIE Pasta with Burst Cherry Tomatoes

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This 15 minute cherry tomato pasta recipe is healthy and easy to make. Plus we have included a vegan swap, so everyone can enjoy this cherry tomato pasta.
You can use gluten free pasta, penne pasta, or any shape of pasta that you like. This easy burst cherry tomato pasta works with all styles of pasta.
Finally, you can use as much basil as you like… I buy a small package and use the entire thing.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 14 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8 servings
Calories 219 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 16-ounce box of penne pasta
  • 1 pint of cherry tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 10-15 large basil leaves
  • 4 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan or nutritional yeast optional

Instructions
 

  • In a large sauce pot bring 4-6 quarts of water to a boil. Then add in the pasta and cook until aldente (according to package). Then drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, while the pasta cooks start on the burst tomato sauce.
  • To a large skillet over medium heat, add the tomatoes and cover. Cook for 10 minutes until they start to burst. (Note: if the tomatoes start to stick to the pan, add 2 tablespoons water)
  • Add in the garlic, salt and pepper, and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until the garlic is fragrant.
  • Pour in the cooked pasta, and toss together, top with basil and cheese (if you desire) and serve hot.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 219kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 7.5gFat: 1.1gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 81mgPotassium: 242mgFiber: 1.6gSugar: 3.2gCalcium: 7mgIron: 1mg
Keyword dinner, Main Course, pasta
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Up next, nutrition and calories in pasta with basil and tomatoes…

Nutrition and Calories in Pasta Recipes with Cherry Tomatoes

Pasta recipes can be healthy… if made correctly!

Try this 15 minute, low calorie pasta with grape tomatoes (or cherry tomatoes… get what’s on sale) and enjoy a yummy pasta dish without ruining your diet!

Cherry Tomato Pasta Recipe

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