Margherita PastaEn Español (Spanish Version)
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories
15 gSaturated Fat6.5 gSodium
691 mgTotal Carbohydrate
60 gDietary Fiber6.5 gProtein
20 gServings2IngredientsMeasuresBow-tie or other shaped pasta4 ouncesOlive oil2 teaspoonsGarlic clove, thinly sliced1Diced tomatoes, drained1 (14.5-ounce) canChopped fresh basil2 tablespoonsFresh part-skim mozzarella, cut into ¼-inch cubes4 ouncesDirectionsCook the pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.Heat oil in a large deep skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté about 1 minute, until fragrant. Stir in tomatoes and continue cooking another minute.Add pasta to skillet, and toss to coat with tomatoes and garlic. Stir in basil and remove from heat.Toss pasta mixture with mozzarella and serve immediately.
2 starches; 2 medium-fat meat substitutes; 1 vegetable; 1 fat
Side Suggestions: Italian “House” Salad
Top a bag of mixed Italian greens with sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, and carrots. Toss with light vinaigrette.