Pasta with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Pasta with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Feel indulgent while sticking to your weight-loss goals with this creamy mushroom pasta. This Recipe Makeover yields less calories and fat than traditional creamy pastas.

Per serving: 349 calories and 7g fat.

Saves: 216 calories and 15g fat!

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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins

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About this Recipe Makeover

Traditional creamy pasta dishes have oodles of fat and calories. The healthier Pasta with Creamy Mushroom Sauce uses fresh herbs, low-fat sour cream, Canadian bacon, and less shell pasta.

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  • 2 slices Canadian bacon or links of lean turkey bacon, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 4 flat mushrooms, sliced
  • 200 g low-fat sour cream
  • 3 cup shell pasta, cooked
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 thick slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 flat mushrooms, sliced
  • 200 g sour cream (or heavy cream)
  • 4 cup shell pasta, cooked
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 tsp ground thyme

Directions:

Gently cook bacon, onion and garlic in a large saucepan until soft. Add mushrooms. Cook 3 minutes. Drain fat. Remove from heat. Add sour cream, pasta, pepper, and thyme; combine. Stir in cooked pasta.

Serve hot in pasta bowls.

Variations:

If desired, serve sprinkled with grated Parmesan cheese and a green salad and/or vegetables.

If nonfat sour cream is available, it can be substituted in an equal amount.

Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

Thanks to Fresh Finesse