Chunky Tomato Pasta
by Tarla Dalal
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The fantabulous flavour of this Chunky Tomato Pasta is sure to sweep you off your feet! Although pasta is not usually recommended for diabetics, this delightful creation is fit to have as an occasional snack.
Unlike the usual calorie-laden and creamy pasta dishes, this tangy version combines whole wheat penne with lots of tomatoes and broccoli to satisfy your craving within a small but enjoyable portion size.
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- Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the broccoli and sauté on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
- Add the tomatoes, basil, chilli flakes and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the penne, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve immediately.
- It is highly recommended that this recipe be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. This is just a mere ‘treat’ and does not qualify for a regular diabetic menu.
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