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Tomato Pasta with Leeks

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Tomato Pasta with Leeks

Tomato Pasta with Leeks - Delicious and ready in just 15 minutes

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Health Score:
8,8 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
Calories:
387
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This quick recipe contains important vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 40 percent of your daily requirement of vitamin E and pro-vitamin A and 30 percent of your daily requirement of vitamin C, niacin, and vitamin B6.

Utilizing whole-wheat pasta in this recipe will take a bit longer to cook, but contains much more satiating fiber. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie387 kcal(18 %)
Protein14 g(14 %)
Fat14 g(12 %)
Carbohydrates49 g(33 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage8 g(27 %)
Vitamin A0.3 mg(38 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E5.2 mg(43 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin4.6 mg(38 %)
Vitamin B₆0.4 mg(29 %)
Folate89 μg(30 %)
Pantothenic acid0.7 mg(12 %)
Biotin8.9 μg(20 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.1 μg(3 %)
Vitamin C31 mg(33 %)
Potassium580 mg(15 %)
Calcium228 mg(23 %)
Magnesium81 mg(27 %)
Iron2.9 mg(19 %)
Iodine7 μg(4 %)
Zinc1.8 mg(23 %)
Saturated fatty acids2.4 g
Uric acid109 mg
Cholesterol4 mg
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Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
4 ounces Pasta (such as fusilli)
salt
2 stalks Leeks
1 tablespoon olive oil
7 ounces tomatoes (cherry)
1 ounce Hazelnuts
peppers
1 small piece Parmesan
How healthy are the main ingredients?
PastasaltLeekolive oiltomatoParmesan
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Non-stick pan, 1 Pot, 1 Sieve, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Peeler

Preparation steps

1.
Tomato Pasta with Leeks preparation step 1

Cook pasta in a pot of boiling salted water until al dente according to package directions.

2.
Tomato Pasta with Leeks preparation step 2

Meanwhile, halve leeks lengthwise, rinse and drain, then cut crosswise into approximately 1/2 inch wide strips.

3.
Tomato Pasta with Leeks preparation step 3

Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick pan and cook the leeks for 3 minutes over medium heat.

4.
Tomato Pasta with Leeks preparation step 4

Meanwhile, rinse, drain and halve the tomatoes.

5.
Tomato Pasta with Leeks preparation step 5

Add hazelnuts to the leeks and sauté briefly.

6.
Tomato Pasta with Leeks preparation step 6

Add tomatoes to pan, season with salt and peppe and pour in about 5 tablespoons of water. Cook for about 2 minutes.

7.
Tomato Pasta with Leeks preparation step 7

Drain the pasta, add to vegetables in pan and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

8.
Tomato Pasta with Leeks preparation step 8

Divide pasta among plates, grate the Parmesan cheese over the top and serve.