Whole Wheat Pasta in Low Calorie White Sauce

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Satiating and delicious, the Whole Wheat Pasta in Low Calorie White Sauce is an exciting meal in a bowl. Full of veggies and whole wheat pasta, this dish is a power-packed and fibre-filled treat that helps reduce bad cholesterol. The colourful veggies, apart from adding visual appeal and a lovely crunch to the dish, also pool in ample nutrients. Antioxidant-rich capsicum, broccoli and carrots also prevent oxidative damage to the arteries. The best part is that all this goodness comes at a low calorie count. The white sauce in this luscious preparation is made using low-fat milk, with just a teaspoon of olive oil and wheat flour for thickening. Cook up this delectable treat occasionally to add an Italian touch to your meal.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 2 servings
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  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the whole wheat flour, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till the wheat flour turns light brown in colour, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the capsicum, broccoli, carrot, whole wheat pasta, salt, oregano and chilli flakes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 more minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve immediately.

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Nutrient values per serving
EnergyProteinCarbohydrateFatFibreVitamin AVitamin C
150 kcal 4.2 gm 24.8 gm 3.2 gm 2.6 gm 1046.0 mcg 35.1 mg

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Whole Wheat Pasta in Low Calorie White Sauce
 on 02 Jun 15 03:15 PM

A blend of flavour and health in a bowl... too good...