Greek- Style Pasta with Tomato Sauce & Feta

Weight Loss Recipes : Greek- Style Pasta with Tomato Sauce & FetaIngredients:
  • 6 oz whole grain penne or fusilli
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 cups (28 oz) fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 1 pkg (8 oz) frozen artichoke hearts, thawed and cut lengthwise
  • ¼ cup crumbled low-fat feta cheese
  • 8 kalamata (or other black) olives, sliced
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon zest
  • Fresh Italian parsley or oregano
  • Prepare pasta al dente according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in large nonstick sauté about 5 minutes, or until soft and just starting to brown. Add garlic and simmer 1 minute longer (don’t brown garlic). Add bell pepper and cook just until softened.
  • Add tomatoes and simmer about 4 minutes. Add artichokes and cook 1 minute longer, or until just heated.
  • Pour sauce into large mixing bowl and add pasta. Toss lightly and top with cheese, olives, and lemon zest.
  • Divide among serving bowls. Garnish with fresh herbs and serve hot or at room temperature.
Make 8 (1 cup) Servings:
Weight Loss Recipes Amount per Serving: 140 Calories, 7 g Protein, 27 g carbohydrates, 6 g Fiber, 3 g fat, < 1 g saturated fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 410 mg sodium


Emily said...

Sounds delicious!

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