Baked Zucchini Pasta

Baked Zucchini Pasta

Serves: 4

Baked Zucchini Pasta
Baked Zucchini Pasta
Baked Zucchini Pasta

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This recipe will help meet your 5-a-day target for vegetables and has the nutritional bonus of Glucerna®, the high fiber of pasta and the protein power of eggs.

Prep time: 20 minutes (plus 20 minutes of baking time)

Makes: 6 serves

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (150 g) wholemeal or high fiber pasta (e.g., spirals, twists)

  • 8 scoops of Glucerna® powder

  • 200 mL water

  • 1 tablespoon oil

  • 1 medium onion

  • 100 g lean short cut bacon, chopped

  • ¼ cup wholemeal flour

  • 1 cup light milk

  • 2 medium zucchini, grated

  • 1 cup frozen peas

  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 4 eggs, beaten

Method:

  1. Cook pasta according to packet directions. Drain and set aside.

  2. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees celsius and grease a medium-sized baking dish.

  3. Dissolve Glucerna® powder in water. Set aside.

  4. Cook peas in the microwave for 2 minutes. Set aside.

  5. Heat oil in a saucepan. Cook onion and bacon until soft.

  6. Add flour and cook while stirring for 2 minutes.

  7. Add milk and simmer gently while stirring until it thickens.

  8. Add paprika and cheese. Stir until smooth.

  9. Remove from heat. Stir in Glucerna® until smooth.

  10. Place zucchini, peas and pasta in a large bowl. Add sauce and eggs. Mix well.

  11. Pour into a baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes until golden.

  12. Slice and serve with a green salad or steamed greens.

Tips:

  • For larger appetites, cut double-sized slices for the main meal.

  • Slice leftovers into smaller pieces for the lunchbox or snacks.

Nutrition content per serve:

  • Energy: 1474 kJ (352 cal)
  • Protein:  20 g
  • Carbohydrate: 33 g
  • Saturated fat:  4 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Sodium: 397 mg

 

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