Pasta Siciliana

A great dish to increase veg intake


This Italian favourite makes a great family meal.


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 1 medium pepper
  • 7 mushrooms
  • 1 medium courgette
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 400g / 17 oz. tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 210g / 7oz. pasta (wholewheat if desired)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil (optional)
  • 10 - 15g grated cheddar cheese
  • 200g kidney beans

Method

  1. Chop the onion, garlic, peppers, mushrooms, courgette and tomatoes
  2. Heat the oil in the pan and cook the onion and garlic, stirring until the onion is soft
  3. Add the courgette, mushrooms, peppers, fresh tomatoes and kidney beans. Cook until the vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally
  4. Stir in the tinned chopped tomatoes. Simmer, uncovered for a few minutes until the mixture thickens slightly
  5. Cook the pasta in a saucepan of boiling water according to the instructions on the packet
  6. Drain the pasta and toss the vegetables through it
  7. Serve with the chopped basil and grated cheese on top (if desired)

Serving Suggestions

Sprinkle the basil and cheese on top just before serving

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Pasta Siciliana

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

25 Minutes

25 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

4 Of Your 5 A Day

4 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Cheese Grater, Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Frying Pan, Saucepan

Cheese GraterChopping BoardChopping KnifeFrying PanSaucepan
1/4 of the recipe contains
Energy
1266kj
300kcal
15%
Fat
4.7g
7%
Saturates
0.9g
4%
Sugars
11.1g
12%
Salt
0.6g
10%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (403g)
Energy314Kj 1266Kj
75Kcal 300Kcal
Fat1.2g 4.7g
(of which saturates)0.2g 0.9g
Carbohydrate11.5g 46.5g
(of which sugars)2.7g 11.1g
Fibre2.2g 8.9g
Protein3.4g 13.6g
Salt0.1g 0.6g

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