Angel Hair with Basil Leaves in Tomato Sauce
Dietitian of Department of Health said, "Spice can enhance the flavors of food so that the usage of salt can be reduced."
Ingredients: (To Serve 4):
|tomato||3 pieces (approx. 370 g)|
|garlic, finely chopped||3 teaspoons|
|basil leaves (shredded)||4|
|vegetable oil (such as peanut oil, canola oil and corn oil, etc.)||3 teaspoons|
|white pepper||A pinch|
|1.||Boil the water. Add ½ teaspoon salt. Add in the angel hair and keep stirring for 3 minutes. Drain the pasta. Mix it thoroughly with 1 teaspoon of oil. Set aside.|
|2.||Rinse the tomato and cut into wedges.|
|3.||Heat the remaining oil in a non-stick pan. Stir-fry the garlic until aroma released. Add in the tomato and cook it until soft. Remove the skin. Add in pasta, seasoning and finally the basil leaves.|
The energy and nutrient content is estimated according to the information compiled from the USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory. Values are for reference only.
Tips on Use of Oil:
Use vegetable oils such as olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil or corn oil. Avoid using coconut oil and palm oil which are high in saturated fat.
This recipe is provided by the Elderly Health Service, Department of Health.
Extract from CookSmart, Issue 24