Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Weight loss Pasta Recipe (Pasta in Tomato sauce) - 200 calorie meal

Tomato, onion and garlic pasta sauce with a sprinkle of your favorite herbs and you have an entire meal ready from stove to table in under 30 minutes, but the fun doesn't end there, this delicious and wholesome meal is made of whole wheat pasta and comes in at under 200 calories a serve, what more would you ask of a comfort meal?.

This one pot meal is brilliant for students, busy mum's and professionals, it has all the good feels with  the creamy pasta sauce and wholesome whole wheat pasta makes a flavorful family supper, kids love it too as the spices can be adjusted according to your taste and pasta comes in fun kid friendly shapes. Use up bits and bobs of your leftover vegetables to create this stunner of a summer ready weight loss pasta recipe.

Serves: 1 person

You will need:

1/4 cup (50 grams) whole wheat pasta (I used Fusilli)
1/2 teaspoon oil
1/2 medium sized green bell pepper
1/2 medium sized red onion
1 tablespoon greens of a green onion
2 tablespoons tomato puree
4 garlic cloves
Oregano leaves, to season
Chili flakes, to season
Salt to taste
Black pepper powder, to season


Chop the bell pepper and onion into cubes and the green onion into little pieces and keep aside.

In a pan heat a teaspoon of oil, when hot add in all the vegetables along with the garlic and saute on medium high for 2 minutes.

Once the vegetables slightly brown at the edges, add in the tomato puree and seasonings and saute again for a minute.

Lastly add in the pre-boiled pasta and toss well, so that all the pieces are evenly coated with the sauce.

Sprinkle, salt, pepper powder and seasonings and serve hot!

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