Chunky Tomato Pasta


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Chunky Tomato Pasta, unlike the usual calorie-laden and creamy pasta dishes, this delicacy makes use lots of tomatoes, vegetables and just a dash of low fat cream to satisfy a diabetic person's cravings.


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Pasta is not usually recommended for diabetics. However, unlike the usual calorie-laden and creamy pasta dishes, this delicacy makes use lots of tomatoes, vegetables and just a dash of low fat cream to satisfy your cravings. One serving of pasta, though small, is just enough to relish as a snack.

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

2 cups cooked farfalle (bow-shaped pasta)
6 medium sized tomatoes , blanched
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp finely chopped celery
1 tbsp chopped fresh basil
1 tbsp low fat cream
1 tsp sugar
1/2 cup broccoli florets , blanched
2 tsp olive oil
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) powder to taste

Method
  1. Cut the blanched tomatoes into halves and deseed.
  2. Cut each half into 3 chunks lengthwise and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the garlic and celery and fry for a few seconds.
  4. Add the tomato chunks, basil, salt and pepper and mix well.
  5. Add the cream and sugar and mix well. Remove from the flame and keep aside.
  6. Just before serving, add the pasta and broccoli and toss well.
  7. Serve immediately.
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FoodsieMay 22, 2014

Light and full of flavors.. olive oil, garlic, basil & tomatoes with pasta is such an all time favorite Italian classic... and what makes this dish even more appetizing are the chunky tomato strips and broccoli florets... adding a great texture and volume to the whole experience.. Bon Appetito!!!

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Reviewed May 22, 2014by Foodsie

Light and full of flavors.. olive oil, garlic, basil & tomatoes with pasta is such an all time favorite Italian classic... and what makes this dish even more appetizing are the chunky tomato strips and broccoli florets... adding a great texture and volume to the whole experience.. Bon Appetito!!!

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Reviewed April 30, 2012by Healthy Eating

Chunky blanched tomatoes with crispy broccoli combine well with bow pasta to make a healthy carbo loaded dinner. Low in fat and I substituted the low fat cream with low fat milk to give the ideal base to the pasta.

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