EASY CHEESY VEGETABLE PASTA Recipe

This pasta dish is satisfying because of its high carbohydrate content which is beneficial for you especially during your first trimester and also while you are lactating. The milk and cheese are good sources of protein and calcium while the other ingredients supplement this recipe with iron, folic acid, fibre and vitamin C.
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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings4
CuisineCourse
FeelMain Ingredient
Interest Group,

Ingredients

 Cooked pasta2 Cup (32 tbs) (macaroni or fusilli)
 Boiled vegetables1 Cup (16 tbs), diced (carrots)
 Capsicum1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cheese slices3
 Butter1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 200 Calories from Fat 83

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.3%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 48.3 mg

Sodium 456.5 mg19%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 0.3 g1.2%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 9 g17.2%

Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 23%

Calcium 16.9% Iron 4.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Method

1. Heat the butter in a pan and saute the capsicum in it for 2 minutes.
2. Add the milk and cheese slices and bring to a boil.
3. Add the vegetables, salt and pepper and mix well.
4. Toss the cooked pasta in the sauce and bring to a boil.
5. Serve hot with toast or garlic bread.

Tips
Approximately 1 1/4 cups of dried pasta will yield 2 cups of cooked pasta.
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