Skinny Pasta A La Lilli

Recipe: Skinny Pasta A La Lilli

If you are calorie-conscious but also a fan of pasta, there is an excellent option out in there in the form of Skinny Pasta. Made from the Konjac plant, an ancient Asian plant, Skinny Pasta comes in a variety of shapes. No matter the shape – spaghetti, fettucini, and lasagna are just a few of the options available – you choose, each serving of Skinny Pasta is only 9 calories.

Said Barb Axelson, Eastern Regional Manager for Skinny Pasta: “What better way to serve your natural, gluten and fat-free Skinny Pasta than by enhancing it with a simple, vegetable based scrumptious sauce? Endorsed by Weight Watchers, this is a perfect recipe for your Skinny Pasta, and with only 9 calories per serving you will be able to enjoy your pasta every day!”

Below is a recipe courtesy of Barb and the Skinny Pasta team, known as “Skinny Pasta A La Lilli.”

Ingredients:

  • Olive Oil spray
  • ½ tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 cloves of chopped garlic
  • ½ cup of diced tomatoes
  • ½ tablespoon of tomato paste
  • 1 handful of fresh basil
  • ½ cup of black olives (optional)
  • ½ cup of fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup of baby spinach
  • ½ cup of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 packet of Skinny Pasta

Directions:

  • Spray Olive Oil spray on bottom of Sautee pan; add ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • Add 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • Add ¼ cup of diced tomatoes
  • Cook until simmering for 10 minutes
  • Add ½ tablespoon tomato paste
  • Add 1 handful of fresh basil, shredded
  • Add ½ cup black pitted chopped or sliced olives (optional)
  • Add ½ cup of fresh mushrooms
  • Add 1 cup of fresh, chopped baby spinach
  • Add ¼ cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • Rinse and drain your Skinny Pasta portion, then add it to this sauce
  • Cook for 3 minutes
  • Plate your meal with a piece of fresh basil on top.
  • Sprinkle some parmesan cheese and enjoy!

More recipes from the brand can be found at www.skinnypastausa.com.

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