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Low Fat / Calorie Cajun Pasta Fresca Recipe

Looking for an easy Low fat / Calorie Cajun Pasta Fresca recipe? Learn how to make Low fat / Calorie Cajun Pasta Fresca using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by johnnatan

Makes 8 servings



If you like food with just a little kick and you are a pasta fan this recipe is for you!

Recipe Ingredients for Low fat / Calorie Cajun Pasta Fresca

1 pound spaghetti
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
7 roma tomatoes, chopped
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Low fat / Calorie Cajun Pasta Fresca

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  2. While the pasta water is boiling, in a large skillet over medium heat, briefly saute garlic in oil. Stir in tomatoes and their juice and sprinkle with salt. When tomatoes are bubbly, mash slightly with a fork. Stir in parsley, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes more.

  3. Toss hot pasta with tomato sauce, Cajun seasoning, mozzarella and Parmesan.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 184.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
262
Calories from Fat
73
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.1g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
51mg
17%
Sodium
1044mg
44%
Potassium
375mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
35.9g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
11.6g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 14% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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