CourgettePastaEnjoy this tasty courgette pasta dish guilt-free, knowing it’s just 250 calories per serving!

 

YOU WILL NEED

90g (dry weight) pasta

1 vegetable stock cube

2 courgettes, diced

1 red onion, finely sliced

1garlic clove, crushed

Pinch of flaked, dried chilli

1 tbsp chopped fresh basil

300ml tomato passata

30g Rosemary Conley low-fat mature cheese, grated

2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley, to garnish

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

 

Serves 2

Prep time 10 mins

Cook time 25 mins

 

Nutrition per serving

280 calories

0.9% fat

 

HOW TO MAKE IT

1. Preheat the over to 200oC/Gas 6.

2. Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling water with the stock cube added, then drain.

3. Preheat a large, non-stick pan. Add the courgettes, onion and garlic and dry-fry for 3-4 minutes. Add the chilli, basil and passata and bring the sauce to a gentle simmer, then stir in the drained pasta and season with salt and black pepper. Transfer to an ovenproof dish and sprinkle the cheese on top.

4. Bake in the over for 10 minutes. Just before serving, sprinkle with chopped parsley. Serve with a large salad.

 

If you fancy this dish with fish instead just grill or steam 1 x 100g tuna steak before drizzling with a little balsamic vinegar. Serve with 115g boiled potatoes (skins on) and plenty of green veg. This tasty dish will serve 4.