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Healthy pasta alfredo
Mains
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Healthy pasta alfredo

You’ve got to try our healthier vegetarian pasta alfredo recipe, high in iron, calcium, fibre and protein, it tastes incredible and is on the table in 20 minutes. Great for those summertime meals.
Reviewed by our expert panel
Serves: 4
Time to make: 35 mins
Hands-on time: 20 mins
Total cost: $14.40 / $3.60 per serve

(at time of publication)

Variations

You can use green courgettes if you like.

Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free pasta and flour.

HFG tip

You can use a vegetable peeler to shred the courgette, if you prefer

What we did

  • Left out the bacon, creating a delicious vegetarian dish.
  • Reduced the parmesan, which cut the saturated fat by 60 per cent and the sodium by 64 per cent
  • Swapped to wholemeal pasta, and useda little less, which nearly tripled the fibre and iron while cutting the kilojoules and carbs.
Classic HFG Makeover  
2390kJ 1730kJ 28% fewer kJ
5g saturated fat 2g saturated fat 60% less saturated fat
80g carbs 60g carbs 25% less carbs
4g fibre 11g fibre 175% more fibre
550mg sodium 200mg sodium 64% less sodium
2.5mg iron 6mg iron 140% more iron

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Photographer: Mark O'Meara
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