Pasta with a light creamy cheese sauce

Pasta bowl with less than 500 kcal

A plate of Protein Pasta with a creamy cheese sauce garnished with green spinach and with a golden fork laid next to it
Goal shape
Total time 25 mins
Difficulty Easy
Nutritional value (per portion)
kcal 451
Protein 53 g
Fat 13 g
CARBOHYDRATES 27 g
Ingredients …

2 Persons

You will need

180 g Protein Pasta
Protein Pasta
Protein Pasta
Lower carb* pasta that's super yummy
4.2/5
£4.99
250g
(£2.00/100 g)
1 clove garlic
1 tsp Coconut oil
Coconut oil
Coconut oil
The best choice for cooking and general health
4.8/5
6.9900
320g jar
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1 tsp flour of your choice
100 ml vegetable broth
80 ml reduced-fat milk
40 g Parmesan cheese
30 g fresh baby spinach

Pasta with a light creamy cheese sauce

Pasta bowl with less than 500 kcal

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Candy is an ecotrophologist and manages the entire recipe section of our magazine. Her expertise and her experience means she knows exactly how to create recipes that are both tasty and healthy.
Pasta in a creamy cheese sauce. But… healthy? And with better nutritional values? Sounds impossible, but we’ve made it happen. Instead of dropping off to sleep after a big bowl, our pasta with creamy cheese sauce with less than 500 kcal will be giving you the lightness to finish off your afternoon or evening strong! And with 4 times the protein of conventional pasta. Even the creamy cheese sauce is lower in fat than you’d imagine. Go on, enjoy yourself – the smart way!

Preparation

  • Cook the Protein Pasta to al dente according to the directions.
  • Meanwhile, dice the garlic and briefly saute with the coconut oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add the flour, stirring constantly, and cook until it starts to brown.
  • Deglaze with the vegetable broth and stir until smooth. Pour in the milk and bring to a brief boil until the sauce thickens.
  • Stir in the spinach and the parmesan. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add
  • Add the pasta to the creamy cheese sauce and stir to distribute. Serve.
  • Enjoy!
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