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Italian flag pasta

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

1/2 pound fettuccine
1 cup chopped canned tomato (not drained)
1 cup chopped red pepper
1/3 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 cup fresh spinach leaves (washed and torn into small pieces)
1/2 cup chopped Italian parsley
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

Cook fettuccine according to package directions. While fettuccine is cooking, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, and add tomatoes, red pepper, onion, and garlic. SautĂ© for 3–4 minutes until mixture is steaming. Add basil, spinach, and parsley. Stir to combine. Drain pasta and place in large serving dish or pasta bowl. Add black pepper, crushed red pepper, and ground red pepper to vegetable mixture, stir once more, cook 1 minute more, then pour hot mixture over pasta.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 134
  Carbohydrate: 26 g
  Protein: 2 g
  Fat: 2 g
  Saturated fat: 0 g
  Cholesterol: 0 mg
  Sodium: 45 mg
  Fiber: 4 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat
Carbohydrate choices: 2




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