Just a sprinkling of walnuts lends crunch and flavor to this vegetarian pasta dish, without adding a lot of fat or calories. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add walnuts and garlic. Cook about 2 minutes or until light brown, stirring frequently. Add sweet peppers and red onion. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until vegetables are crisp tender, stirring frequently. Add tomatoes; cook and stir for until heated through. Stir in parsley, rosemary and black pepper. Put pasta in a large shallow bowl. Top with walnut-pepper mixture; toss gently to coat. If desired, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

268 calories; 9.5 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 7 mg sodium. 301 mg potassium; 39.9 g carbohydrates; 4.8 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 7.7 g protein; 927 IU vitamin a iu; 61 mg vitamin c; 29 mcg folate; 33 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 27 mg magnesium;