“Healthyish” Pasta With Creamy Pasta Sauce

“Healthyish” Pasta With Creamy Pasta Sauce

This “Healthyish” Pasta with Creamy Pasta Sauce is a tasty lightened up pasta recipe that tastes anything but.

Author: Jessica McCoy
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 6 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 can whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup broccoli florets, cooked
  • 1/4 cup cooked bacon
  • 8 ounces pasta, cooked (can be whole wheat)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. To a skillet over medium-high heat, add olive oil, garlic, and chili flakes. Cook for 20 seconds. Next, add peeled tomatoes and water, and use a wooden spatula to break them up.
  2. Mix in salt, pepper, and tomato paste. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Mix in skim milk and heavy cream. Add in flour and break up the lumps.
  4. Mix in broccoli, bacon, and cooked pasta. Simmer for 2 minutes.
  5. Serve topped with grated Parmesan cheese.

Source : https://allshecooks.com/healthyish-creamy-pasta-sauce/

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