Thursday, August 27, 2009

Cheezy Corkscrews

Date: August 26, 2009 (morning, made for lunch)

Eddie's Organic Vegetable Corkscrews Pasta

3 cups water (maybe less--must try to remember)
1/4 cup organic quick cooking rolled oats
1/2 tsp dried organic oregano
1 tsp dried organic basil
1/3 cup nutritional yeast
1/4 cup red onion, minced
1 T garlic granules
4 T tahini
1/4 cup arrowroot powder
2 T lemon juice


  1. Heat water to boil for pasta. Cook pasta for 9 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine all ingredients for sauce in blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Heat over medium heat until sauce thickens.
  4. Pour sauce over pasta as desired.
  5. Serve with steamed broccoli or other vegetable.

Recipe Analysis
I'd say that the sauce is enough for 8 servings. I used caloriecounter for the analysis -- A.
Serving Size: 115.8 g
Calories per serving: 95, Calories from fat: 41
Details: 4.8 g protein, 10.6 g carbs (4%), 2.9 g fiber (12%), 0.2 g sugars, 16 mg sodium (1%), 0 mg cholesterol, 4.6 g total fat (7%), 0.6 g saturated fat (3%), 0% DV Vitamin A, 19% DV Vitamin C, 5% DV Calcium, 12% DV Iron.
Highlights: No cholesterol; Very low in sodium; Very low in sugar; High in dietary fiber; High in iron; High in manganese; High in magnesium; High in niacin; High in pantothenic acid; High in phosphorus; Very high in riboflavin; Very high in thiamin.

Corkscrews (organic semolina, spinach, beet, red bell pepper, paprika):
Serving Size: 3/4 cup (56g) dry
Calories per serving: 200, Calories from fat: 5
Details: 7 g protein, 41 g carbs (14%), 2 g fiber (8%), 1 g sugars, 15 mg sodium (1%), 0 mg cholesterol, 0.5 g total fat (1%), 0 g saturated fat (0%), 4% DV Vitamin A, 2% DV Vitamin C, 2% DV Calcium, 8% DV Iron.

  1. Sauce is supposed to also have tumeric, but I ran out last week (making tofu scramble).
  2. J "ate this up" according to D. Score one for my yummy sauce!
  3. I ate it up too - brought a serving for my morning snack :) YUM
  4. I added the nutritional info on the pasta above. :)

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