We eat this at least once a week. If I don’t have a quart of my own spaghetti sauce handy, I use a jar of store-bought. –serene
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Tinkyada Pasta Joy now makes wonderful whole grain brown rice pastas – widely available in supermarket natural food sections. Brown rice pasta makes this dish gluten-free.
1 Tablespoon Salt
1 pound radiatore or spiral pasta, uncooked
2 Tablespoons Water — or vegetable broth for sauteing…
Regular chili powder is quite mild. It is a mix of oregano, cumin, garlic, spices and small amount of pepper. For those who like it hotter, add cayenne pepper or hot sauce.
*I sometimes use diced tomatoes instead of stewed. Add seasonings if you don’t use a flavored variety.
Adapted from a recipe at cdkitchen.com
I have an awesome lower fat pesto sauce. I got it from the McDougall newsletter and adapted it. I think the original was created by Jill Nussinow who teaches together with McDougall’s during their live in sessions and on their latest DVDs.
NOTES: This Italian-inspired, meal-in-a-pot is rich in fiber-filled ingredients, like beans and vegetables. It’s a tasty vitamin- packed, meatless meal that cooks in no time, especially if you use leftover pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve with a slice of bread and a salad
I recently began making my own pasta sauce using tomato paste because I don’t like the chunks of tomatoes that come in the store bought jars. I’ve never written anything down but have just added ingredients ‘to taste’ as I’ve gone along, here is the general recipe:
Sometimes I also add a bit of curry paste dissolved in hot water.
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