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Penne Pasta on the Atkins Diet?

Never thought you’d be able to have pasta on this diet again? Well, it’s not exactly pasta, but it’s pretty close-and just as delicious! Let us know how it is!

 One box Dreamfields� Penne Rigate or Elbows
1 large sweet salad onion
2 pints cherry or grape tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon crushed red chili pepper
2 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1 cup basil leaves
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Salt, to taste
Parmesan cheese (grated)
 

Cook the pasta according to box. Place onion, tomatoes, garlic and basil in a food processor. Rapidly pulse on and off until mixture is well-chopped.
Pour into a large serving bowl and mix in the rest of the ingredients. Drain the pasta and immediately add to the bowl. Toss and sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

11 carbs total




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