Linguine with Tomato-Mint Sauce

Linguine with Tomato-Mint Sauce

A touch of lemon juice and fresh mint livens up jarred marinara sauce in this quick and healthy pasta dish.

Nutirion Profile: Healthy Weight Heart Healthy High Fiber High Potassium Low Calorie Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
6 30 min 30 min



  • 1 pound whole-wheat linguine
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 vine-ripened tomatoes, cored and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Cook linguine in a large pot of boiling salted water until just tender, 8 to 10 minutes or according to package directions.

Step 2

Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until softened, about 1 minute. Add tomatoes and lemon juice and cook for 1 minute more. Add marinara sauce, bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Remove from heat; stir in parsley and mint. Season with salt and pepper. Drain the pasta and serve topped with sauce.


  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 339
  • Carbohydrates: 67g
  • Fat: 5g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Potassium: 576mg
  • Sodium: 404mg
  • Exchanges: 3 1/2 starch, 1/2 other carbohydrate
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 3 1/2

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