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What’s healthy, cheap, quick and a guaranteed fave for anyone who makes it? Creamy boscaiola pasta!

BOSCAIOLA SAUCE

SERVES: 4

Ingredients

¾ cup (85g) 97% fat-free bacon short cuts (Don®)

cooking spray

1 cup onion finely diced

1 cup capsicum diced

1 teaspoon crushed garlic (in jar)

2 cups mushrooms sliced

1 tablespoon tomato paste

2 teaspoons salt-reduced chicken-style stock powder (Massel®)

? teaspoon chilli powder (or to taste)

1 tablespoon cornflour

1 x 375ml can evaporated light milk

pepper to taste

Method

Dice bacon. In a non-stick saucepan coated with cooking spray sauté bacon until browned. Add onion, capsicum, and garlic, cook 2 minutes. Add mushrooms and cook 2 minutes. Add tomato paste, stock powder and chilli powder, combine cornflour with milk and add to pot, bring to boil. Pepper to taste, serve over pasta.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

PER SERVE
FAT TOTAL 5.5g
SATURATED 2.6g
FIBRE 1.8g
PROTEIN 13.4g
CARBS 15.7g
SUGAR 13.5g
SODIUM 371mg
KILOJOULES 695 (cal 165)
GI RATING Low

DIETITIAN’S TIP: When choosing bacon, look for the shortcut variety and trim all visible fat to help keep saturated fat to a minimum.

From “Symply Too Good To Be True Book 5” by Annette Sym. All her cookbooks and her CD Rom Menu Planner are sold in all good newsagencies or visit www.symplytoogood.com.au.

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