The Best Under-500-Calorie Low Carb Pasta Recipes
With calories in mind, the fact is that preparing a delicious dish of pasta is not going to be an easy thing anyway. This is due to the fact that you will all that go with the preparations gets to be a serious issue to consider, right from the type of pasta, the sauce and even the toppings to use. This post however is a leaf of an idea into getting to prepare some of the most delicious pastas you may have been longing for all easy and simple after all.
One of these recipes we will look at for the low carb recipes is the Tropical Pesto Pasta which has a calorie value of 465 calories. These are the constituents of the recipe which you will need to have it done-2 cups of spaghetti, 6 cloves of garlic, 2 cups of loosely packed baby spinach leaves, 1 cup of firmly packed basil leaves, half a cup of Pecorino-Romano cheese you have sliced into cubes, 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts, 1/4 cup of lemon juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon of lemon zest and 1/4 teaspoon salt. The first step in the preparation will see you grate the Romano cheese in the food processor for about thirty seconds to let it have a coarse texture. While you still have the grated cheese in the processor, have added to them garlic and then have these all well-combined in the processor. To these add the baby spinach leaves, basil leaves, walnuts, lemon juice, lemon zest and salt and have them all processed together again until they are formed into a thick paste. This is then to be followed by carefully adding to the ingredients olive oil and then have them processed until the oil is integrated into the mixture. The already cooked pasta will then be placed in a serving bowl and then topped with the sauce and after then you will have it tossed to coat.
The next kind of the low carb recipes we are taking a look at is the Tomato and Beans Penne whose calorie count has been established at 460 calories. The following are the ingredients necessary for the recipe-one cup of penne pasta, cooked al-dente, 3 1/2 cups Italian-kind sliced tomatoes, 2 1/4 cups of cannellini beans, 1 1/4 cup of fresh spinach leaves and 1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese. You need to have a large non sticky pan on which you will have the ingredients, the tomatoes and the cannellini beans mixed onto and then boiled over some low or medium heat source. The next step will be for you to have the mixture simmered for a period of about 10 or 12 minutes over a lowered heat.