400 Calorie Pasta Dishes


Recipe: Penne à la Vodka


1. Melt 2 Tbsp butter (204) and add 2 slices diced Canadian bacon (89), 2 Tbsp tomato paste (26), and 1 Tbsp parsley (1); cook 10 minutes

2. Add 4 Tbsp cream (207) and 1/4 cup vodka (128); cook till vodka evaporates

3. Toss with 4 cups cooked penne (756) and 1 1/2 cups peas (155)

Serves: 4

Total calories per serving: 392


Restaurant: Spaghetti & Meatballs


1. Set aside your portion: 1 cup spaghetti (220) with tomato sauce (80)

TIP: Next time you make spaghetti at home, measure 1 &nbspcup cooked and put it on a plate so you’ll have a visual &nbspto remember at the restaurant

2. Eat 2 meatballs if they’re the size of golf balls, or 1 meatball if they’re larger (90)

3. Skip the tempting grated Parmesan cheese

4. Wrap up any leftovers to go

Total calories per serving: 390


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