Nutritious and Delicious Pasta

Nutritious and Delicious Pasta

Mushrooms and onions, sauteed with water and flavored with garlic and onion powder, Port wine, tomato vegetable juice, oregano and basil, are simmered with a bit of arrowroot to make a tasty vegetable sauce for the pasta of your choice.

Serves 6
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes


8 ounces pasta
3 onions, minced
8 fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 (5.5 ounce) can low-sodium, tomato-vegetable juice cocktail
1/2 cup port wine
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon arrowroot powder
1 cup water

  1. Cook pasta in a large pot with boiling salted water until al dente. Drain well.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan saute the mushrooms and onions in1/2 cup of water. Add the garlic, onion powder, Port wine, tomato vegetable juice, oregano and basil. After first dissolving the arrowroot in a bowl with 1/2 cup of water, add slowly to saucepan, stirring frequently. Thickening will occur within a minute.

  3. Add the cooked and drained pasta to the large saucepan and stir. Place lid on for 3 minutes, then serve warm.

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