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Low Fat Digest Issue 11 - Low Fat Spinach Fettucine
February 03, 2006

The Low Fat Digest
Friendly Healthy Eating Information

3rd of February, 2006

Issue #11


Table of Contents

1. Ramblings
2. Low Fat Spinach Fettucine with Zucchini-Mushroom Topping

1. Ramblings

After we survived the Christmas, New Year's and Chinese New Year's Celebrations, now it's time to shed some pounds...

Therefore we present you another delicious low fat recipe. The Spinach Fettucine is one of the simple but well-tasting, easy to prepare dishes you can have for lunch or dinner on every occasion.

And your kids will love the green noodles. Just don't tell them the cool color comes from spinach :-)

2. Spinache Fettucine with Zucchine-Mushroom Topping


  • 300g (10oz) spinach fettucine
  • 1 middle-sized zucchini
  • 150g (5oz) mushrooms
  • 1 small purple onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 fresh tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp. virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 100g (1/2 cup) mozarella cheese
  • Oregano, basil, pepper, salt of your choice


Stir-fry onions and garlic in pan with olive oil briefly.
Add diced or blended tomatoes.
Simmer for 20 minutes on low flame. Add honey and spices of your choice.
Slice zuchini, mushrooms and cheese. Add them to tomatoes and keep simmering until zucchini is al dente.
Cook fettuccine in boiling water for 8 minutes. Drain and top with the sauce.

Makes 2 servings.

Bon Appetit!

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