Prepare the pasta with only fresh ingredients. Don't use already prepared sauces (make homemade sauce; it's not difficult at all) and limit your cheese; these two are the main culprits in driving up the sodium count in pasta dishes.
Read the pasta package and choose one that has the least sodium added.
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Penne with Tomato and Feta
* 1/2 box Penne pasta cooked and drained * 1 can of diced tomatoes, drained * 2 tablespoons olive oil * 2 teaspoons of diced garlic * 2 tablespoons basil * 1/4 cup crumbled Feta cheese
I'm constantly craving pasta - and as a vegetarian, I get plenty of carbs as is. So, does anyone have any good pasta dishes that are also full of protein and low in sodium? I know this is a lot to ask. Thanks!
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