Tomato Sauce and Sunflower Seeds Penne

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Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 10 min
450 calories/serving
  • Easy
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Heart-healthy


4 servings Tomato and Sunflower Seed Sauce
1/4 cup pasta cooking water 65 mL
320 g gluten free/wheat free penne 4 cups

Before you start

Keep the serving dishes in the oven at the lowest setting so they are warm when you serve.

Put a colander in the sink to drain the cooked pasta so that it will be ready when needed.


  1. To save time, the reheat the sauce and cook the pasta at the same time. Start by cooking the pasta.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the sauce in a pan with the specified amount of pasta cooking water to dilute the sauce a bit.
  3. Put the drained pasta back into the pasta cooking pot, add the sauce, then mix well. Serve in the warmed dishes.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (80g)


% Daily Value




15 g

24 %

Saturated 1.8 g
+ Trans 0 g

9 %


0 mg


140 mg

6 %


66 g

22 %


5 g

20 %


4 g

Net Carbs

61 g


12 g

Vitamin A

13 %

Vitamin C

16 %


8 %


25 %


This recipe is :
Diet-related health claims  :
Excellent source of  :
Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Selenium
Source of  :
Calcium, Niacin, Omega-6, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Zinc
Low  :
Saturated Fat
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 4
Fruits 0
Vegetables ½
Fats 3

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