Diet Pasta Recipes - Homemade Tomato Pasta
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A deliciously simple tomato pasta recipe for when you’re on a diet. Pasta can be a filling staple when dieting, and this authentic, homemade tomato pasta is just one pasta dish from our tasty diet recipes.
- Recipe makes: 3 portions
- Prep time:
- Cook time: 30 mins
- Calories: 456
- 3 tsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1 onion
- 2 garlic cloves
- 2 carrots
- 2 celery stalks
- 1½ x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
- 1 tbsp tomato puree
- ½ tsp sugar
- 100g wholewheat pasta
- Peel the vegetables and chop in a food processor or finely by hand
- Heat the oil in a heavy based saucepan and add the chopped vegetables and sauté until soft.
- Add the tinned tomatoes, sugar and tomato puree. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Simmer for 30 minutes.
- Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil and cook the pasta until al dente, around 8 minutes.
- Once cooked, pour one third of the sauce onto the pasta and reserve the rest for future meals.
Taken from our ’Diet on a Budget’ meal plan, which provides info and recipes to help you diet without spending a fortune.
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