Pasta with Broccolini
and Tomato-Cream Sauce
from Atkins' Kitchen
This light and pleasing main course can be on the table in less than half an hour!
3 cups controlled carbohydrate pasta *
1 bunch broccolini or 1/2 bunch broccoli, cut into 2-inch pieces
1 tablespoon olive oil *
1/4 red onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 1/4 cups heavy cream
4 ounces smoked provolone or mozzarella cheese, diced
2 ounces prosciutto di Parma or baked ham, cut into thin strips
1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. During the last 5 minutes of cooking time, add broccolini. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.
2. While pasta is cooking, prepare sauce. Heat oil in a medium saucepot over medium heat. Cook onion 5 minutes, until softened. Add tomato paste; cook, stirring 2 minutes more. Add cream to saucepot; cook 5 minutes, until thickened.
3. Toss pasta and broccolini with cheese cubes and prosciutto strips. Divide on 4 plates; top with sauce.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Bake/Cook time: 15 minutes
nutrition per serving
Carbohydrates:20.5 grams, Net Carbs:12 grams, Fiber:8.5 grams
Protein:42.5 grams, Fat:40 grams, Calories: