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Linguini with White Vegetables and Pine Nuts

Make this delectable recipe gluten-free by using brown rice pasta.

Pasta with Kohlrabi-Broccoli-Corn Sauce

if you like you can also add some nutritional yeast or some fat-free vegan cheese (if this is available)

Italian Hot Dog Spaghetti

Adapted From A Potful of Recipes, Joanna Lund

Hot and Sour Noodles

I made this last night and it came out very well. To make it truly fatfree, you need to leave off the peanuts. (But I was bad and ate the peanuts–they added a lot to it!) I served it with some broccoli, carrots, and cabbage that I steam-fried with garlic and ginger and finished off with a splash of soy sauce. The vegetables were a real hit!

Hearty Macaroni Dinner

This recipe is great because it doesn’t require any ingredients you can’t get at a regular grocery store. Even meat eaters like this one, and it’s very hearty.

Hearty Pasta Bean Stew

This is pretty hearty and easier to make than the long list of ingredients implies.

Pasta With Beans and Greens

Source: Vibrant Life Magazine/Oct.

Fresh Tomato and Spinach Pasta Sauce

I invented this recipe last night to use up some of the many tomatoes I have ripening right now. It was yummy!

Pasta Fagiole

Source:
“Pasta For All Seasons”

Golden Macaroni Casserole

From The Almost No-Fat Cookbook by Bryanna Clark Grogan, pages 115 and 41.

Easy Vegan Pasta Sauce

The Center for Science in the Public Interest calls home-made spaghetti sauce “better than bottled.” I call it “easier than you think.” Contrary to what I’ve found in a lot of overpriced cookbooks, pasta sauce works just fine if you let it cook for just as long as it takes your pasta to boil.

Creamy Basil Sauce

My favorite pasta recipe is a creamy basil sauce over any kind of pasta.

Chow Fun Noodles with Tofu

Arrange the noodles on, and garnish with sesame seeds and chinese parsley.

Chinese Spaghetti

1 pound spaghetti
1 pound vegetables — cut for stir-fry (can use frozen vegetables; I like a mixture that includes broccoli and carrots) …

Bachelor’s Bounty

One of two pasta recipes we use on the menu at the school where I work. The students really like them.

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