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Pasta with Tomato and Ricotta

  • RECIPE MAKES: 1 serving containing 3g protein
  • PREP TIME: 20 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 20 minutes
Step 1

Cook pasta as per packet instructions. Drain and set aside. Meanwhile, heat a small non-stick frying pan to medium and spray with oil.

Step 2

Sauté vegetables in pan until cooked to desired tenderness. Add tomatoes and simmer for 2-3 minutes.


Step 3

Stir vegetables and ricotta through pasta and sprinkle with basil. Serve hot.

Serving suggestions:

If you need a protein free meal leave out the ricotta. Don’t have basil? - Garnish with chopped Italian parsley.


Top tip:

Cook double quantity of pasta and vegetable-tomato sauce and reheat for lunch or dinner the following day. Top with fresh torn basil leaves.

  • ½ cup low protein pasta; penne
  • Oil spray
  • ½ cup low protein vegetables; onion, capsicum, green beans; chopped
  • ½ cup canned, diced tomatoes
  • 2 Tbs (36g) reduced fat ricotta
  • 1 Tbs chopped fresh basil