Monday, May 28, 2012

Fast and healthy high-fibre pasta recipe

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The home of Tasty Food Recipes invites you to try Fast and healthy high-fibre pasta  Recipe. Enjoy my collection of delicious food recipes and learn how to make Fast and healthy high-fibre pasta.

This low-fat, high-fibre dish is the perfect solution for dieters who love their pasta.

Preparation Time 20 minutes
Cooking Time 30 minutes 

Ingredients (serves 6)

Olive oil, to grease 500g jap pumpkin, deseeded, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
Salt & freshly ground black pepper
4 red capsicums, quartered, deseeded
1 x 500g pkt wholemeal spaghetti
200g reduced-fat feta, crumbled
125g pitted kalamata olives, halved lengthways
1/4 cup finely shredded fresh basil
Mixed salad leaves, to serve 


Preheat oven to 200°C. Brush 2 baking trays with oil to lightly grease. Place the pumpkin, garlic and oil in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper, and gently toss until combined. Place pumpkin on a prepared tray. Place capsicum on remaining tray. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes or until pumpkin is golden brown and the capsicum is tender. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.

Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Drain. Return to the pan.

Thinly slice the capsicum. Add to the pasta, along with the pumpkin, feta, olives and basil. Gently toss until just combined. Season with salt and pepper.

Divide the pasta among serving bowls. Serve with salad leaves, if desired.

Good Taste - September 2005, Page 159
Recipe by H Oliveri, reader recipe

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