*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        SPICY COUNTRY PASTA & CHEESE
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Low-fat                          Italian
                 Microwave
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       tb           Chopped onion
    2                    Garlic cloves, minced
    1       t            Olive oil
    1       c            White or shitake mushrooms
                         -sliced
    1       c            Canned italian tomatoes,
                         (reserve liquid), chopped
    5       sm           Black olives, sliced in half
      1/8   ts           Crushed red pepper
    2       c            Cooked penne or ziti pasta
    2       ts           Grated parmesan cheese
                         Fresh basil leaves
 
   1.  In a 3 quart microwavable casserole, combine
   onion, garlic and oil and stir to coat. Microwave on
   high (100%) for 1 minute.
   
   2.  Add mushrooms and tomatoes with reserved liquid
   and stir to com- bine. Cover and microwave on high for
   7 minutes, stirring once every 3 minutes.
   
   3.  Add olives and pepper and stir thoroughly.
   
   4.  To serve, in serving bowl arrange pasta; top with
   mushroom-tomato mixture and toss to combine. Sprinkle
   with cheese and garnish with basil.
   
   Source:  Weight Watchers Healthy Lifestyle Cookbook
   
   Each serving contains:  3/4 fat exchange, 2 1/8
   vegetable exchange, 2 bread exchanges, 10 optional
   calories.
   
   Per serving:  275 calories
  
 
 
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