Fancy having pasta for dinner but want to keep it low fat, low calorie but filling and nutritious? This is the recipe for you!! Approximately this tasty dish is 306 calories per serving and makes enough for 2!
What do I need?
250g chestnut mushrooms
half a bag of baby spinach
400g chopped tomatoes
1 teaspoon tomato pesto
handful of parsley leaves
3 cloves of garlic
1 red onion
salt and pepper to taste
What do I do?
Boil a large saucepan of water and add 4 grinds of salt and 4 sprays of olive oil, add the pasta once bubbling. Follow packet instructions for timing and set your timer.
Heat a small frying pan with 5 sprays of olive oil
Chop the onion, garlic and mushrooms and pop in pan on a medium – high heat and cook until the mushrooms have browned.
Stir in the pesto and add in the chopped tomatoes, bring the temperature down to low – medium, simmer and add herbs, salt and pepper.
Empty half a bag of spinach on top of the sauce and pop the lid on, turn heat down to low until the spinach has wilted.
Drain the pasta and pop back into the saucepan, pour the sauce into the pasta saucepan and tear the parsley as stirring into the pasta.
Voila you’re done, serve up, sprinkle on some parmesan if you so wish and enjoy!!