Heart Healthy Pasta Sauce
Low Fat Recipe
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
12 ounces frozen soy crumbles *
2 14.5-oz. cans cut tomatoes
2 cups zucchini, cut into 1/2 x 1/2 x 2-inch strips
1/4 cup dry red wine
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
Salt to taste
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
12 ounces soy or regular pasta
2 tablespoons minced parsley
In large saucepan, saute onion, mushrooms and garlic in vegetable oil until onion is tender. Add soy crumbles, tomatoes, zucchini, wine and seasonings; bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 20 to 30 minutes or until sauce thickens. Cook pasta according to package directions. Serve sauce over pasta. Garnish with parsley.
*Look for soy crumbles in the frozen food section.
Serving tip: Serve with reduced or non-fat Parmesan cheese, if desired.
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories: 200; Protein: 15.5g; Fat: 5.8g; Carbohydrate: 27.8g; Cholesterol: 19mg; Fiber: 5.5g; Sodium: 426mg
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