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Whole wheat pasta with marinara sauce

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A bowl of whole wheat pasta with sauce on top
Serves
Serves:
8
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1 cup
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Ingredients

Ingredients

1 pound uncooked whole wheat pasta
1 tablespoon olive oil    
1 medium onion, chopped
1 carrot, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
 

Directions

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to the package directions.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add onions, carrots, and celery. Stir occasionally till the onions are browned.
  3. Add the tomatoes, Italian seasoning, garlic, and salt. Cook until thickened.
  4. Drain the pasta. Serve the cooked sauce over pasta.
  5. Garnish with cheese and parsley.
     
Tips and Variations
Tips and Variations
  • Add cooked ground beef or turkey for additional protein.
  • Serve this dish with a garden side salad.
  • Freeze the leftover sauce for a quick meal starter in the future.
Nutritional Info

Nutritional Info

Serves 8
Amount per serving
Calories
280
Total Fat
4 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Sodium
514 mg
Total Carbohydrates
53 g
Dietary Fiber
7 g
Protein
12 g
Allergens:
Dairy
Wheat
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A bowl of whole wheat pasta with sauce on top
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Time to make
Time to make:
15 minutes preparation; 20 minutes cook time
Category
Category:
Main Dishes
Special Criteria
Special Criteria:
Vegetarian
Family Favorites
Whole Grains

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