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Italian Creamy Pasta

Quick and easy vegetarian pasta dish.



  1. Blanch broccoli, mange tout and courgette for 1-2 minutes; drain.
  2. Heat the spread in frying pan and sauté garlic and mushrooms for 2-3 minutes. Add cherry tomatoes and parsley.
  3. Cook over medium heat for a couple of minutes.
  4. Cook linguini in boiling salted water until just tender (al dente).
  5. Drain and mix with the vegetables, cheddar and cream.
  6. Heat gently and serve with salad and garnish with fresh basil.
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works fine for weight watchers has all food groups
27 Jan 08 by member: lynnebell
This recipe uses 8oz uncooked weight of pasta, so 2oz per person - a standard sized portion. Carbs aren't an issue on my diet, so I've no idea about the carb count for this recipe I'm afraid!
16 Jan 08 by member: Lucybell33
what is the deal with the pasta? how much do you that 8oz cooked?and what are the carbs?
15 Jan 08 by member: bellavita24


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Nutrition summary:

There are 357 calories in 1 serving of Italian Creamy Pasta.
Calorie break-down: 30% fat, 54% carbs, 16% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 115
Calories 356
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 12.8g 20%
  Saturated Fat 6.425g 32%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.519g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.866g  
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 137mg 6%
Potassium 565mg  
Total Carbohydrate 51.02g 17%
  Dietary Fiber 2.4g 10%
  Sugars 3.48g  
Protein 14.74g  
Vitamin A 108% Vitamin C 329%
Calcium 64% Iron 73%
of RDI*
(356 calories)
18% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (54%)
Fat (30%)
Protein (16%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories