Category Archives: Pasta

Fusilli with mushrooms and baby cauliflower. 3/18/22

I saw this package of baby cauliflower at Trader Joe’s while I was looking for broccolini. It sort of had the same form factor as broccolini so I decided to try it in this week’s pasta. I did all the … Continue reading

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Fettuccine arrabiata. 3/9/22

I had frozen a portion of arrabiata sauce from a dinner a couple of weeks ago. It was not enough for our dinner but it was a good base to start from. There were already onions, garlic, and mushrooms in … Continue reading

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Fusilli with broccoli and mushrooms. 3/2/22

Is it a bowl of pasta or a bowl of vegetables? I would say it is about 50/50. By using a lot of mushrooms and broccoli in my pasta bowl, I created a satisfying dinner using less than 3 ounces … Continue reading

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Fusilli in arrabbiata sauce with mushrooms and kale. 2/23/22

If you are like me you want a large helping of pasta. And by large I mean larger than 3 ounces. The way to stretch your pasta is by adding vegetables to your sauce and to your bowl. In this … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with mushrooms and greens 2/16/22

Tonight was supposed to be fettuccine arrabiata but after Tuesday’s harissa failure I needed a non-spicy dish, thus pasta and greens. With the exception of some salt, olive oil, and an optional sprinkle of parmesan cheese the caption under the … Continue reading

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Fusilli with tuna, kale, and mushrooms. 2/8/22

Our pasta dinner for this week was very satisfying with the addition of canned tuna. I put the tuna in just at the last minute and left it quite chunky. The furikake that I sprinkled over the top is ebi … Continue reading

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Three ways I stretch a pasta serving. 2/6/22

Last week I made a tasty meat sauce that was actually more mushrooms than meat and served it for three dinners and one lunch. Of course that was a lot of pasta to eat so I used some tricks to … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with mushroom/beef sauce. 2/2/22

On Wednesday I made a mushroom and beef sauce to dress our Carba-Nada fettuccine. Usually we just stick with vegetables for a sauce but since our son is with us we gave everyone a treat. To make the sauce first … Continue reading

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Fusilli with broccolini and mushrooms. 1/26/22

Fusilli with broccolini and mushrooms is a vegan (without parmesan) or vegetarian delight. Using Carba Nada pasta means that the carbs and calories are lower which means that I can have more pasta with less guilt! While the pasta is … Continue reading

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Fusilli arrabbiata with kale. 1/19/22

Probably my favorite dinner of the week, Pasta Wednesday has gotten even better since I started making Al Dente’s Carba Nada pasta. Since it is lower in calories and carbs I can have my three ounce portion with less guilt … Continue reading

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