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

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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

267.8 calories; protein 7.7g 16% DV; carbohydrates 39.9g 13% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 4.8g 19% DV; sugars 5g; fat 9.5g 15% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 927.5IU 19% DV; vitamin c 60.7mg 101% DV; folate 28.8mcg 7% DV; calcium 33.2mg 3% DV; iron 3mg 16% DV; magnesium 27.1mg 10% DV; potassium 300.7mg 8% DV; sodium 7.5mg.