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taro pasta

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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.
  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

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: 
Side Dish
Egg, Milk Product, Pasta, Vegetable
Everyday, Healthy, Quick
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
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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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 593 Calories from Fat 121

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 47.1 mg15.7%

Sodium 272.7 mg11.4%

Total Carbohydrates 90 g30%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.6%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 33 g66.2%

Vitamin A 2.2% Vitamin C 7.4%

Calcium 13.5% Iron 21.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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Taro Pasta Recipe