Skinny Spaghetti with Tomato Cream Sauce
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Spaghetti with Skinny Tomato Cream Sauce

Dig into a comforting bowl of creamy pasta, safe in the knowledge that it's low fat too.  It's a no guilt meal that's sure to please!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword creamy pasta sauce, Pink Sauce, Tomato Cream Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 313 kcal

Ingredients

  • Low fat cooking spray
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 14 oz cans of crushed tomatoes
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • A pinch of sugar optional
  • 1 cup fat free half and half
  • Grated Parmesan or Romano Cheese to taste
  • Fresh parsley Chopped
  • 1 pound Spaghetti

Instructions

  1. Start your pasta water and cook until just under-cooked.

  2. Meanwhile, heat a large saucepan coated in low- fat cooking spray and saute the onion until soft (about 5 minutes).

  3. Add the garlic and cook for about a minute more (being careful not to let it get too dark).
  4. Add the tomatoes, season with salt and pepper and cook, uncovered, over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  5. Taste the sauce and if you need to cut down on acidity, add a pinch of sugar.
  6. Add the half and half and Parmesan cheese. Season to taste and cook on low heat another few minutes.
  7. Drain the pasta (reserving some of the pasta water)and add it to the pan with the sauce. Coat the pasta and add a little pasta sauce to loosen if need be.

  8. Serve hot once the pasta is desired softness.

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Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Spaghetti with Skinny Tomato Cream Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 313 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 44mg 2%
Potassium 282mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 62g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 0.3%
Vitamin C 2.5%
Calcium 6.1%
Iron 5.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.