Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Low carb pasta - can it be?!

Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Noodles - Oh My!  Ok, so who doesn't love pasta?  I know I do but I try to avoid it because it's so carb heavy (even the whole wheat pasta is carb heavy)..... Well I LOVE http://www.house-foods.com/tofu/tofu_shirataki.aspx these tofu noodles.  They are low carb - and low sodium.  They are quite tasty too.  Like Tofu, they don't taste like anything really but they take on the flavor of whatever you put with it.  Today I threw together some stuff that came out so good I had to share it with you!!  I paired this with a spinach salad for lunch and it's fantastic!

1 package Tofu Noodles
2 Campari tomatoes - roughly chopped
1tbsp chopped onion
2 chopped mushrooms (small, button)
1/8cup shredded part skim mozzarella
garlic powder
emeril's original essence

Drain & Rinse noodles in a colander. Heat frying pan over med-high heat.  Spray with non-stick cooking spray.  Saute tomatoes, mushrooms, & onion.  Sprinkle with spices, Saute veggies until tender - tomatoes will form a 'sauce'.  Add noodles - saute for a few minutes.  When done, sprinkle with mozzarella.  Enjoy!! 
142 Calories
4g Fat
15g Carbs
6g Fiber
9g Protein
200mg Sodium

1 comment:

  1. I love shirataki noodles!!!

    I found them at my local Giant in a bag - and they are under the brand name "No-oodles" - they are delicious tossed lightly with Trader Joe's soyaki and my turkey meatballs. I wrote about them a few weeks ago on my blog. The ones I eat are made of yam flour.

    Thumbs up to No-oodles / shirataki noodles!