Vegetarian Pasta Toss

Vegetarian Pasta Toss

Want protein and fiber but aren't very hungry? This light pasta dish is perfect!

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Serves: 2 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 8 mins

Yield: 2 x 1 1/2 cup servings

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Ingredients

  • 114.29 g dry multi-grain spaghetti (such as Barilla Plus)
  • 2 cup arugula leaves
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, minced
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 2 Tbsp shredded parmesan cheese

Directions:

Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain.

While pasta is draining, in the same pan, heat oil. Add garlic and lightly brown. Add arugula and sauté until slightly wilted. Add tomatoes and cooked pasta. Heat through for about 1 to 2 minutes. Garnish with parmesan cheese.

Variations:

Fresh basil can substitute for arugula.

Tips:

A multi-grain pasta (such as Barilla Plus) that is rich in protein, fiber, omega-3-fats, flaxseed, adds additional nutrition to this dish.

Thanks to Anita, CalorieKing member

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 302 cals
Kilojoules 1,260 kJ
Fat 9.4 g
Saturated Fat 1.9 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Sodium 120 mg
Carbohydrates 42.3 g
Fiber 5.3 g
Total Sugars 3.4 g
Protein 13.2 g
Calcium 123.0 mg
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