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Pasta alfredo
Mains

Pasta alfredo

You’ve got to try our super-quick vegetarian pasta alfredo recipe, high in iron, calcium, fibre and protein, it tastes incredible and is on the table in 20 minutes. Great for those summertime meals.
Serves: 4
Time to make: 35 mins
( Hands-on time: 20 mins )
Total cost: $ 14.40 / $ 3.60 per serve

(at time of publication)


Variations

You can use green courgettes if you like.

Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free pasta and flour.

HFG tip

You can use a vegetable peeler to shred the courgette, if you prefer

What we did

  • Left out the bacon, creating a delicious vegetarian dish.
  • Reduced the parmesan, which cut the saturated fat by 60 per cent and the sodium by 64 per cent
  • Swapped to wholemeal pasta, and useda little less, which nearly tripled the fibre and iron while cutting the kilojoules and carbs.
ClassicHFG Makeover 
2390kJ1730kJ28% fewer kJ
5g saturated fat2g saturated fat60% less saturated fat
80g carbs60g carbs25% less carbs
4g fibre11g fibre175% more fibre
550mg sodium200mg sodium64% less sodium
2.5mg iron6mg iron140% more iron

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  • 1 People Rated This Recipe

  • Average Rating

  • (4.5 / 5)
Photographer: Mark O'Meara

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