Quick and Healthy: The Five a Day Fusilli à la Provençale

Serves 2

Prep: 10 min

Cook: 20 min

 

Nutrition Facts (per 1 serving):

Calories: 449

Fat (g): 15.8

Carbs (g): 59.7

Protein (g): 13.6

 

Ingredients:

250g of whole-wheat fusilli

2 sliced carrots

6 cherry tomatoes, cut in half

1 onion

1 finely sliced red pepper

1 broccoli, cut into florets

4 finely chopped garlic cloves

2tbs of olive oil

1 handful of fresh parsley

1tsp of thyme

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

 

Method:

The tomatoes à la Provençale :

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 190°C
  2. Place the tomato halves, pulp facing up, on a baking tray.
  3. On each one, add a few bits of garlic and a pinch of thyme, salt and pepper.
  4. Cook in the oven for 15min

 The Vegetables

  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Add the onion add a pinch of salt.
  2. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes, or until soft and translucent.
  3. Add the pepper, broccoli, carrots, the remaining garlic, cover the pan and cook for 15 min, or until they have softened. Stir occasionally.
  4. Meanwhile, cook the pasta.

To finish:

  1. Once the pastas are cooked and drained, add the vegetables, tomatoes à la Provençale, the fresh parsley and mix all together.

Enjoy!

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