Recipes and Posts Tagged Pasta & Rice

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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Hearty Italian Soup with Orzo

Hearty Italian Soup

Hearty Italian Soup is a tomato based soup providing about 370 calories and 10 grams of fiber per 18 oz. (515 g) serving. Using low sodium canned tomatoes and beans and limiting the amount of added salt makes a soup with about 440 mg of sodium per serving. That’s a ...

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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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Irresponsible Advertising

By: Daniel | Comments Off on Irresponsible Advertising | | Category: Diet | Tags : , , , ,

Spaghetti with meatballs is as American as baseball and apple pie. Italians eat spaghetti and they eat meatballs but as two separate courses and in smaller portions than a typical restaurant serving. It seems some restaurants will go to any lengths to attract customers. A recent ad for a local ... more

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Pasta with Anchovies

Pasta with Butter and Cheese

Southern Italian cooking is simple, rustic home cooking. When using high quality ingredients, it does not take a lot to make a quick home meal. Pasta with butter and cheese is another version of Pasta Bianco (White Pasta). It is a simple recipe that has been around for 100s of ...

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Homemade Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca refers to Italian ladies of the night. This recipe has a simple sauce made with canned diced tomatoes, olives, anchovies and red pepper flakes. Typically made with spaghetti, you can use any pasta. You can make and serve Pasta Puttanesca in 30 minutes or less especially when using ...

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