Packaged light cheese ravioli cuts the cooking time for this pasta recipe, and helps trim fat and calories, too. Tender bell peppers, carrot strips, and tomato add fresh flavor and color to this simple 20-minute pasta dish.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • Cook ravioli according to package directions, except omit any oil or salt. Drain. Return the ravioli to the hot pan.

  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add red and green bell peppers, carrot, onion, and garlic; cook for about 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Stir in tomato, broth, and tarragon (or basil). Cook and stir for about 2 minutes more or until heated through.

  • Add the vegetable mixture to the cooked ravioli; toss gently to combine. If desired, garnish with jalapeño peppers and tarragon (or basil) sprigs.

Nutrition Facts

247.8 calories; protein 13.4g 27% DV; carbohydrates 38.4g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 2.2g 9% DV; sugars 4.2g; fat 5.5g 9% DV; saturated fat 3.1g 15% DV; cholesterol 26.3mg 9% DV; vitamin a iu 3154.3IU 63% DV; vitamin c 83.6mg 139% DV; folate 19.2mcg 5% DV; calcium 325.4mg 33% DV; iron 2.1mg 12% DV; magnesium 14mg 5% DV; potassium 290.9mg 8% DV; sodium 380.3mg 15% DV.