Thursday, February 19, 2009

Recipe of the Week

Spicy Spaghetti Marinara
1 pound whole wheat spaghetti
1 small onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup red wine
1 can plum tomatoes, chopped
1 can diced tomatoes
2 teaspoons dried basil
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Cook spaghetti according to package directions and strain. Warm oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Add onion and cook 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook 1 minute. Stir in wine and cook 2 minutes. Add tomatoes with juice, basil, and red pepper flakes. Cook, uncovered for 20 minutes. Serve over spaghetti.
Makes 4 servings
Roughly per serving:
583 calories, 18g protein, 97g carbohydrates, 9g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 467mg sodium, 6g fiber
This is a GREAT sauce without a lot of prep or kitchen time. I've noticed that the sauce will taste better when you use a nicer red wine!! Give it a try, Trainer Todd

1 comment:

Tami Richter said...

Whole wheat pasta gives an added bonus to this recipe! Its yum!

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