Pasta with Garden Bolognese Sauce

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This Pasta with Garden Bolognese Sauce is Weight Watchers friendly, it’s quick to make, and it’s perfectly filling and delicious.

Pasta with Garden Bolognese Sauce

Pasta with Garden Bolognese Sauce

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cups shredded carrot
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 3/4 cups chopped portobello mushroom caps (about 1 large mushroom)
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1 (26 ounce) bottle fat-free marinara sauce
  • 6 cups hot cooked ziti (about 3 cups uncooked short tubular pasta)
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
Directions:
  1. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add carrot and next 4 ingredients; sauté 10 minutes. Add mushroom, oregano, and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add wine and marinara sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.
  2. Serve over ziti and sprinkle with cheese.
Nutrition:
  • Nutritional Information per serving (Serving size: 1 cup pasta, 1 cup sauce and 1/4 cup cheese) Calories: 411, Fat: 8.87g, Saturated Fat: 3.86g, Sugar: 11.53g, Fiber: 6.78g, Protein: 20.21g, Cholesterol: 21.12mg, Carbohydrates: 65.93g
  • Weight Watchers POINTS per serving (recipe divided by 6)  Freestyle SmartPoints: 11, Points Plus Program: 11, Old Points Program: 8
SOURCE: RecipeGirl.com (via Cooking Light)
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