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 Convert to Imperial

  • 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