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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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active:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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

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  • 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; protein 7.7g; carbohydrates 39.9g; dietary fiber 4.8g; sugars 5g; fat 9.5g; saturated fat 1g; vitamin a iu 927.5IU; vitamin c 60.7mg; folate 28.8mcg; calcium 33.2mg; iron 3mg; magnesium 27.1mg; potassium 300.7mg; sodium 7.5mg.
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