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EASY CHEESY VEGETABLE PASTA

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This pasta dish is satisfying because of its high carbohydrate content which is beneficial for you especially during your first trimester and also while you are lactating. The milk and cheese are good sources of protein and calcium while the other ingredients supplement this recipe with iron, folic acid, fibre and vitamin C.
Ingredients
  Cooked pasta 2 Cup (32 tbs) (macaroni or fusilli)
  Boiled vegetables 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced (carrots)
  Capsicum 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cheese slices 3
  Butter 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Method

1. Heat the butter in a pan and saute the capsicum in it for 2 minutes.
2. Add the milk and cheese slices and bring to a boil.
3. Add the vegetables, salt and pepper and mix well.
4. Toss the cooked pasta in the sauce and bring to a boil.
5. Serve hot with toast or garlic bread.

Tips
Approximately 1 1/4 cups of dried pasta will yield 2 cups of cooked pasta.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Cheesy
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 200 Calories from Fat 83

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.3%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 48.3 mg16.1%

Sodium 456.5 mg19%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 0.3 g1.2%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 9 g17.2%

Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 23%

Calcium 16.9% Iron 4.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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EASY CHEESY VEGETABLE PASTA Recipe