Vegetable Linguine

Makes 6 servings.


1 ¼ cup chopped onion
½ cup chopped celery
½ cup chopped green pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon dried basil
1 (16oz.) can tomatoes
1 (15oz.) can low-sodium tomato sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
½ teaspoon oregano
⅛ teaspoon black pepper
8 oz. linguine

Vegetable Linguine


1. In a large sauce pan, add sauté onions, celery, green pepper and garlic in olive oil until the vegetables are tender. Add all the ingredients except the linguine. Heat and simmer sauce for 30 to 40 minutes.
2. Cook the linguine according to the package directions. Drain. Spoon the sauce over the cooked linguine. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories: 233
Carbohydrate: 45g
Protein: 8g
Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fiber: 4g
Sodium: 161 mg
Potassium: 608 mg
Calcium: 68 mg

Diabetic Exchanges: 2 ½ Starch, 1 Vegetable, ½ Fat

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