Tricolour Fusilli Pasta, uncooked

High Fibre Bacon & Tomato Pasta

By the wlr team

Whole wheat pasta is a great option for high fibre meals as it is quick to prepare and tastes just as good as normal pasta. With all the other ingredients this is a simple, well balanced meal.

  • Recipe makes: 1 serving
  • Prep time:
    10 mins
  • Cook time: 30 mins
  • Calories: 439
    per serving


  • 1 small onion
  • 2 rashers lean back bacon
  • 5 sprays low calories olive oil spray
  • 200g canned, chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • ¼ tsp dried, ground basil
  • 15ml dry white wine
  • 100g wholewheat spaghetti
  • 10g grated parmesan cheese
  • 10g rocket


  1. Peel and chop the onion.
  2. Chop the bacon.
  3. Spray a non-stick frying pan with the spray oil then heat. Fry the onion until soft.
  4. Add the bacon and cook for a few minutes.
  5. Drain any excess oil, add the chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, a pinch of basil and the dry white wine. Simmer until cooked through and the sauce thickens.
  6. Cook the spaghetti as per pack instructions.
  7. Stir the pasta into the sauce, heat through and serve sprinkled with parmesan cheese and rocket.

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Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)439
Carbohydrate (g)52.2
Fat (g)14.0
Protein (g)25.9
Fibre (g)10.2
Alcohol (g)1.4
Fruit & Veg5.5

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