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5 Tricks for Healthier Pasta Dinners at Home (Page 6)

Save the Cheese for Garnishing

5. Save the Cheese for Garnishing

Some pasta recipes direct you to mix grated and fresh cheeses, like Parmesan, pecorino and ricotta, into the pasta with the sauce. I prefer to save saturated fat and calories by sprinkling or spooning my cheese on top only. This way, I get a fresh, sharp bite of cheese with every bite.

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