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Whole Wheat Pasta with Vegetables

A light pasta with very little fat with veggies that can be substituted for what is available.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Chop pepper, onion, broccoli into bite-size pieces. Mince or press garlic. Begin to prepare pasta as directed.
  2. Heat olive oil in frying pan over medium heat. Add chopped broccoli, then pepper and onion after broccoli cooks for about a minute, and continue to cook until vegetables are slightly softened and chicken stock is reduced to half. Stir occasionally, add garlic.
  3. Add chicken stock, and salt and pepper to taste, simmer about 5 minutes.
  4. Add spinach, and combine until cooked down.
  5. Drain pasta and return to pot.
  6. Toss in vegetables and serve.
  7. Garnish with grated parmesan cheese, if desired.
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sounds very nutritious.
19 Jun 10 by member: misliz

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 480 calories in 1 serving of Whole Wheat Pasta with Vegetables.
Calorie break-down: 22% fat, 61% carbs, 17% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 111
Calories 479
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 12.34g 19%
  Saturated Fat 3.442g 17%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.488g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 6.207g  
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 560mg 23%
Potassium 943mg  
Total Carbohydrate 78.72g 26%
  Dietary Fiber 11.2g 45%
  Sugars 6.88g  
Protein 21.92g  
 
Vitamin A 84% Vitamin C 459%
Calcium 28% Iron 26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
24%
of RDI*
(479 calories)
24% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (61%)
 
Fat (22%)
 
Protein (17%)
Carbohydrates, 78.72g (61%) Fat, 12.34g (22%) Protein, 21.92g (17%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories