Trying to reduce your carbs and/or calories? This is the perfect dinner for doing that. Use a low fat spaghetti sauce and put it over steamed broccoli.
When I started trying to change my lifestyle and move towards a Clean Eating diet, the one thing I worried I’d miss the most was pasta. Yes, I’m a pasta/noodle junkie. Not eating Spaghetti was going to kill me. But, I found a couple ways to have my traditional spaghetti without the traditional noodles. This is one of my favorite substitutions.
To make this work, use any spaghetti sauce (I included my favorite in this article). Steam some broccoli and toss the broccoli with Mizithra cheese and Parmesan Cheese. The pour some sauce over the broccoli and top with more Mizithra and Parmesan. YUMMY! Seriously. You get a low fat, low calorie, high fiber and high flavor dinner. Perfecto!
Other options are to sauté some zucchini, squash, yellow onions, and mixed peppers together with a little garlic salt and pepper. Or, make noodles out of yellow squash or zucchini. At this point, I’m finding lots of options for my spaghetti fix without having to have noodles.