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Taro Pasta

tophergrace08's picture
got some left over pasta? try this very nutritious way of making a pasta. it's quick and easy and best of all it's really nutritious.
Ingredients
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Spaghetti 350 Gram
  Red onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Taro 1 Can (10 oz) (in coconut milk (cooked and ready to eat can)-- found in oriental stores)
  Tuna flakes 1 Can (10 oz) (drained)
  Light mayo 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Plain fat free yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 Medium, diced (hard boiled)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

I. cook pasta according to instructions ( drain and set aside in a deep bowl)
II. in a sauce pan, heat oil in low heat. lightly, saute' onion and garlic. add tuna and taro leaves in coco milk. cover and simmer for few minutes.
III. toss pasta with the yogurt, mayo, diced egg, and the cooked taro with tuna. mix well in a deep bowl add salt and pepper to taste and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Egg, Milk Product, Pasta, Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy, Quick
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
taro leaves are rich in vitamins and minerals! it is a good source of thiamin, riboflavin, iron, phosphorus, and zinc, and also a very good source of vitamin B6, vitamin C, niacin, potassium, copper, and manganese.

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3 Comments

khau.khan's picture
wow this looks really good. will try this .. Bon Appetite!
Chefmdg's picture
Sounds very interesting. Could I use something besides the taro leaves if I cannot find them?
Ganesh.Dutta's picture
Looks delicious. This taro pasta recipe is also wonderful. Good to know that it is very hearthy. I will surely try this recipe. Thanks Topher for sharing this nice recipe.