|About the Book|
Everybody loves pasta -- and today, everybody wants to eat more healthful foods, with an eye to lower fat and cholesterol The main ingredient of good quality pasta is durum wheat, which is about as healthful as any one food can be. Potential problemsMoreEverybody loves pasta -- and today, everybody wants to eat more healthful foods, with an eye to lower fat and cholesterol The main ingredient of good quality pasta is durum wheat, which is about as healthful as any one food can be. Potential problems start with creamy sauces, fatty meats, and other ingredients that often go with pasta. Kitchen guru Joe Famularo shows how to keep pasta dishes both tasty and health-promoting to make the best in dining pleasure compatible with a a long and healthy life. More than 160 tempting low-fat, low-calorie pasta recipes include ---- Soups -- Sauces -- Pasta and Vegetable Combinations -- Pasta and Seafood Combinations -- Some Meat and Pasta, Low-Fat Style -- Delicious Light Pasta Salads -- Stuffed or Layered Pasta in CasseroleThere is even a wonderful, low-fat version Fettucine Alfredo! Joe Famularo also shows readers the authentic and healthful Italian way to give more flavor to pasta, with magic of herbs and spices, which minimize the need for excessive salt. Each recipe includes a nutritional analysis sidebar, making it easy for home chefs to keep track of the amount of fat -- especially saturated fat -- and other nutrients in each meal. A total of 000 taste-tempting full-color illustrations show finished dishes, and a very helpful index guides readers toward detailed information on many essential ingredients. The Joy of Healthy Pasta offers genuine inspiration to all who want to enjoy their pasta and stay healthy!