Recipes With Course: Pasta & Rice

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Homemade Poultry Sauce

Poultry Tomato Sauce


Poultry tomato sauce is lower in saturated fat and calories compared to beef and pork sauces. Not all pasta sauces require hours of cooking and stirring. Using any cooked poultry you have on hand, you can prepare this sauce in about 45 minutes. You can also use raw poultry. Sauté ...

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Orzo With Sun Dried Tomatoes

Orzo with Sun Dried Tomatoes

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Orzo looks like grains of rice, but is actually rice shaped pasta you can cook and eat like any short pasta. You can add orzo to soups and stews or use as a substitute for rice. Orzo with Sun Dried Tomatoes is similar to pasta with butter and cheese using ...

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Pasta with Sausage and Winter Squash

Pasta with Winter Squash & Sausage


Eating pasta with vegetables is as common in Southern Italy and Sicily as eating spaghetti and meatballs in the United States. Pasta with Winter Squash & Sausage is made with lean Italian sausage and low sodium chicken stock sounds rich, but an 11 oz. serving has 520 calories, 300mg of sodium ...

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30 Minute Pasta and Fagioli

30 Minute Fagioli e Pasta (Beans & Macaroni)


30 Minute Fagioli e Pasta (Beans & Macaroni) uses canned or cooked beans to reduce preparation and cooking time. This southern Italian version of beans with macaroni is pasta with beans and sauce versus Italian restaurant bean soup of the same name. Like most Italian foods, there as many version of this ...

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Pasta with Seafood

Pasta with Seafood

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Pasta with Seafood is a very simple recipe with a wine and butter seafood sauce you can prepare and cook in about 20 minutes; the time it takes to boil water and cook the pasta. Pasta with seafood is very popular along the coastal areas of Italy. Nutrition Information Nutrition information ...

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Homemade Pasta with Meatballs

Homemade Egg Pasta


Unlike store bought dried pasta made from semolina and water, homemade egg pasta is made with all-purpose flour, eggs and if necessary a little water. It’s texture is more like egg noodles and the flavor is better than most supermarket fresh pastas. While dried pasta has no cholesterol and very low ...

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Risotto with Green Peas

Risotto with Green Peas

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Risotto originated in northern Italy and is now popular throughout Italy. Made using short grain arborio rice, it has a creamy texture unlike any other rice recipe without the need for cream or any other sauce. Risotto is rarely offered on the menu of most Italian-American restaurants. Unlike pasta that ...

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Raw Quinoa

Cooking Quinoa

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Quinoa is a marketed as a gluten-free whole grain. Actually, quinoa is a seed grown in south America. Quinoa is easy to prepare. The cooking method is similar to cooking rice. Quinoa is added to boiling water and then simmered until the water or broth is absorbed. High fiber and ...

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Homemade Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto


Most Americans associate Basil Pesto with pasta or pizza. Pesto is a basil based sauce originating in Genoa, Italy. Like tomato and Alfredo sauce, pesto and can be used in a variety of ways to flavor soups or stews, spread on toasted bread, add a rich basil flavor to grilled ...

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Pasta with Asparagus and Cauliflower

Pasta with Cauliflower and Asparagus


Pasta with fresh vegetables is as common in southern Italy as pasta with tomato sauce. More often than not in the United States, a large plate of pasta and frozen pasta meals are drenched in tomato or white sauce. Unlike low fiber Italian-American pasta dishes, one serving of Pasta with Cauliflower ...

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