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Mango and Leek Pasta

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Mango and Leek Pasta

Mango and Leek Pasta - Mini penne makes it big and fresh with fruity mango in the mix

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Health Score:
7,9 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
Calories:
602
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This vegetarian pasta is low in fat but rich in vitamins C and A thanks to the mango and leeks. 

If you want to save a few calories, choose low-fat feta cheese.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie602 kcal(29 %)
Protein22 g(22 %)
Fat16 g(14 %)
Carbohydrates89 g(59 %)
Sugar added2 g(8 %)
Roughage9 g(30 %)
Vitamin A1 mg(125 %)
Vitamin D0.2 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E4.3 mg(36 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin7.4 mg(62 %)
Vitamin B₆0.5 mg(36 %)
Folate112 μg(37 %)
Pantothenic acid0.8 mg(13 %)
Biotin6.3 μg(14 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.7 μg(23 %)
Vitamin C53 mg(56 %)
Potassium675 mg(17 %)
Calcium336 mg(34 %)
Magnesium103 mg(34 %)
Iron3.4 mg(23 %)
Iodine17 μg(9 %)
Zinc2.6 mg(33 %)
Saturated fatty acids7.2 g
Uric acid118 mg
Cholesterol22 mg
Development of this recipe:
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Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
6 ounces Penne
salt
1 stalk Leeks
1 tablespoon Corn oil
1 Mango
1 bunch Basil
4 ounces Feta
peppers
1 pinch sugar
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 large Non-stick pan (with lid), 1 Peeler, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Fork, 1 Pot, 1 Sieve

Preparation steps

1.
Mango and Leek Pasta preparation step 1

Cook penne according to package directions in plenty of boiling salted water until al dente.

2.
Mango and Leek Pasta preparation step 2

Meanwhile, trim leek, cut in half lengthwise, rinse and cut into approximately 1/2-inch thick slices.

3.
Mango and Leek Pasta preparation step 3

Heat oil in a large non-stick pan and fry the leek briefly. Season with salt, cover and cook over medium heat for about 3 minutes.

4.
Mango and Leek Pasta preparation step 4

Peel mango and cut into thin slices off the pit. If desired, cut into smaller pieces.

5.
Mango and Leek Pasta preparation step 5

Add mango pieces and 5 tablespoons of water to the leek, cover and cook over medium heat for about 2 minutes.

6.
Mango and Leek Pasta preparation step 6

Rinse basil, shake dry, pluck the leaves, set aside some for garnish and cut the rest into strips.

7.
Mango and Leek Pasta preparation step 7

Break feta cheese into small pieces with a fork. Drain penne in a sieve.

8.
Mango and Leek Pasta preparation step 8

Toss basil with mango-leek mixture and season with salt, pepper and 1 pinch of sugar to taste. Mix in penne. Distribute mango and leek pasta on a platter, sprinkle with cheese and garnish with remaining basil leaves.