Thursday, January 4, 2018

January 4, National Spaghetti Day - Nutrition Profile and Recipe

Spaghetti is a long, slender, cylindrical string pasta. It is Italian and Sicilian origin. Spaghetti is made of semolina or flour and water. The most common length of spaghetti is 25 -30 cm (10–12 in) lengths. A variety of pasta dishes use spaghetti, such as Spaghetti and Meatballs, Spaghetti alla Carbonara, Spaghetti with Marinara Sauce, and Spaghetti Bolognese.

Recipe: Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Diced Tomatoes
Serves One

2 oz Whole Wheat Spaghetti (1 cup cooked)
2 tsp Olive Oil
1 Garlic Clove
1 large Tomato, diced (3/4 cup)
1/2 tsp Oregano, dried
1 Tbsp Parmesan Cheese

1. Prepare spaghetti as per manufacturer’s directions.
2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes.
3. Add tomatoes and oregano; simmer, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes.
4. Add spaghetti to skillet; toss to coat with tomatoes.
5. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese before serving.

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