Let’s just say that loving pasta seems to be a universal thing. A week ago I tweeted about a healthier pasta I discovered- it’s filled with protein, contains tons of vitamins, & is lower on carbs [ typically pastas have 45 grams per serving, this one is 35 grams ]. I could not believe how many of you responded my tweet! So I knew I had to let you all in on this little gem ASAP. Also, included below are the nutrition facts & my favorite store bought, Rao’s spicy sauce [ all-natural ingredients ]. Throwing a handful of veggies in the sauce to add flavor & nutrients is another healthy addition.
Oh, this post is not saying to eat pasta seven nights a week. Moderation, moderation, moderation!
Protein Packed, Low-Carb Pasta
++ Serves two.
1 box Jovial pasta [ found at a health food store or here ]
1 cup of Rao’s Homemade Arrabbiata sauce
Handful of broccolini
Handful of diced onions
2 tablespoons of EVOO
1/2 handful of shredded carrots
1 sprinkle of fresh Parmesan cheese
Boil water on stovetop. Add pasta to boiling water. In a separate pan, sauté onions & EV olive oil for about five minutes. Cook pasta through and drain through a pasta strainer. Add sauce, broccolini, & shredded carrots to the pan with onions. Pour pasta back in the pasta pan without water. Add sauce to pasta pan. Mix together and then serve on a portion controlled plate. Squeeze lemon on top & sprinkle fresh cheese. Enjoy!
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9 replies to “Heaven on Earth: Protein-Packed, Low-Carb Pasta”
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Love it; thanks for the tip Jules!
love great whole grain pasta, with the right mellow velvety sauce. Great looking dish!
It was! Thanks for reading ; )
I really love your website, Lauryn. Your tips, tricks, and fresh outlook on food and fitness is a real inspiration to me! 🙂
Thanks Brittany- you’re a doll ; ) xo
Have you ever tried Barilla Protein Plus? It has 17g of protein. Would you recommend that? 🙂
BTW: You have an amazing site! I enjoy it!
No- yum : ) I’ll have to try it Stephanie. Thank you for the recommendation.
Just bought this pasta at Whole Foods on my lunch break! Can’t wait to try!