By Tony Tantillo

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – CBS 2’s Fresh Grocer Tony Tantillo cooks up a healthier take on a pasta dish.

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Tony’s Pasta With Artichoke Hearts & Tomatoes


  • Half Pound Penne Pasta
  • 3 Oz extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 Oz grape tomatoes (cut in half)
  • 8 Oz jar of artichoke hearts
  • 2 Oz Italian parsley (chopped)
  • 2 Oz black olives (cut)
  • 3 Gloves garlic (chopped)


Boil water with salt for pasta. When water comes to a boil cook pasta for 8 -10 minutes.  In sauté pan… add olive oil, garlic, tomatoes and artichokes all at one time and bring to a heat. Add pasta with 2-3 ounces of pasta water. Cook for about 3-5 minutes together. Add black olives & parsley. Enjoy!