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Broccolini Veggie, Low-Calorie Pasta

Broccoli veggie pasta that helps you lose weight
A colorful array of the veggies in this delicious, low-calorie pasta dish

Pasta is a universal staple. Its texture, diverse shapes & the way a big, red wine complements it- is all so alluring. I created this quick and easy recipe for pasta lovers [ like myself ], that want to enjoy one of most popular dishes in the world [ in a low-calorie and healthy way ]. In this easy recipe, I used veggie pasta from Trader Joe’s [ made from real vegetables ], added tons of veggies like broccolini [ mini-broccoli ], light sauce & finished it off with grated Parmesan & fresh basil. We paired it with a bottle of Hidden Ridge cab & the Charlie Sheen Roast.

Pasta that aids with weight loss
Broccolini sticks
Yellow, red & orange peppers- all support the immune system & have tons of Vitamin C
Pasta that helps you shed pounds
Fresh grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
Veggies that aid in weight loss
Fresh basil makes all the difference
Pasta and pasta sauce that are healthy
Voila! Veggie pasta with basil and fresh parm




Broccoli Veggie, Low-Calorie Pasta

* Serves two to three people


2/3 a box of Trader Joe’s vegetable pasta

6 pieces of broccolini

1 green bell pepper [ sliced ]

1 red bell pepper [ sliced ]

1 yellow bell pepper [ sliced ]

2 cloves of thinly sliced garlic

3 pieces of thinly sliced fresh basil

2 large scoops of fresh tomato sauce [ I like Trader Joe’s all organic ingredient sauce ]

A sprinkle of grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

1/2 a lemon

A dash of chili flakes


Cook pasta in boiling water. Add chopped-up broccolini after five minutes. Drain pasta and broccolini after another three minutes. Place pasta back in pot and add sliced peppers, garlic, a squeeze of lemon, and a pinch of cheese. Add sauce in slowly and mix around for one minute. Scoop into bowls & sprinkle fresh-grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, add another squeeze of lemon, basil, and a dash of chili flakes.

  1. I think it will be altho I didn’t try it before. but no problem broccoli veggie pasta recipe is very easy which you mentioned. But I have confusion that, maybe it will be a high-calorie recipe. So will it be right to consume the children? Thanks a lot, Lauryn, for giving a delicious recipe.

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