Free Healthy Recipe - Pea and Mint Spelt Pasta

Dairy free, Wheat Free

Copyright John Paul Urizar

This high energy high fibre lunch is surprisingly high in protein. By combining fresh peas, legumes, with grain from the pasta, a complete protein is made. Add to that some yogurt and you have a meal with close to 20 grams of protein. For those wishing to reduce energy for weight loss can substitute the sheep's yoghurt with a low fat yoghurt.

300 grams fresh peas, shelled
2 large cloves garlic
2 large red chillies, finely sliced
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup mint, chopped

Sauté the garlic and chilli in the olive oil. Cook the peas in lightly salted water with a spring of mint until tender (approx 5 minutes) Cook the pasta for 10 - 15 minutes until tender and drain. Toss the peas, sautéed garlic, chilli, mint and sheep's yoghurt through the pasta until well combined well combined.

Note : The RDI of protein is 0.75g per kg body weight.

Makes 4 servings

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Prep Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Ready in: 30 mins

Suitable for:
Dinner, Lunch
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Nutritional Information - Per Serve
Kj 2234 kj
Calories 534 kcal
Fat 16.6 g
Saturated Fat 3.1 g
Total Carbohydrate 79.8 g
Total Protein 20.7 g
Fibre 9.5 g

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