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Cavatelli and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Cavatelli and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Cavatelli and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Although soy sauce is high in sodium, it can boost the flavor of dishes, such as this one, without adding a lot of calories and fat. It is sold in both regular and low-sodium versions.


Makes 4 servings


3/4 cup uncooked cavatelli or elbow macaroni
Nonstick cooking spray
6 ounces fresh snow peas, cut lengthwise into halves
1/2 cup thinly sliced carrot
1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
1/2 cup chopped yellow or green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
1 tablespoon reduced-fat margarine
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce


  1. Prepare cavatelli according to package directions, omitting salt; drain and set aside.
  2. Coat wok or large skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add snow peas, carrot and ginger; stir-fry 2 minutes over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper, onion, parsley, oregano and margarine. Stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in water and soy sauce. Stir in pasta; heat through.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cup stir-fry
Fiber 3 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat 2 g
Calories from Fat 14 %
Calories 130
Protein 5 g
Sodium 175 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1/2
Vegetable 1-1/2
Starch 1

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