Main Dishes

Rigatoni with Pumpkin Sauce

This creamy and dreamy pasta is made even better by the addition of two strips of bacon, Parmesan cheese and fat free half and half added at the end. It's so good that you might want to make a double batch! Feel free to use any short pasta that you like, I had rigatoni on hand but penne or bow tie would be fun too. My husband liked the bow tie idea. He's fancy like that. He would eat this pasta whilst wearing a bow tie. Enjoy!

4
8 oz. short pasta, (I used rigatoni)
2 slices thick cut bacon, chopped
1 T. dried sage
2 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 c. pumpkin puree
1/2 c. Parmesan cheese, grated
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. black pepper
2 T. fat free half and half
2 T. flat leaf parsley, chopped
Cook pasta according to package directions reserving 3/4 c. of pasta cooking water prior to draining. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the bacon and cook for 4 minutes until almost crisp,...
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Nutritions

Calories
269

Sodium
1567mg
65% DV

Fat
15g
23% DV

Protein
23g
47% DV

Carbs
10g
3% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV

A Spanish omelette is also known as tortilla de patatas in Spain where it is a tapa and it consists of just four ingredients plus seasoning. It is a Spanish classic dish for very good reasons. It is simple to make, it is nutritious and absolutely delicious. Oh, Spanish tapas!! Aren't these simply the best?



6 large eggs
1 large onion I used red organic
3 med potatoes sliced or cubed
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper or some chilli flakes/cayenne pepper
6 tbsp parsley fresh -chopped (optional)
1 med red pepper (optional) added in this recipe
4

1. Wash, peel and slice the potatoes, rinse them again and allow them to drain in a colander while you prepare other ingredients.
2. Peel, wash and shred the onion and add to the potatoes ready to be...
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Nutritions

Calories
113

Sodium
377mg
15% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV