Sometimes you just need a little comfort food! This is our take on a traditional carbonara style pasta, all perfectly portioned into a 500 calorie meal – meaning you can have a little bit of what you fancy but it’s still controlled.
This simple and tasty wholegrain fusilli pasta dish is made with borlotti and cannellini beans, mushrooms and green beans tossed in a light creamy sauce made with onions, garlic, a little parmesan, basil and tarragon, a dash of cream and a crackle of black pepper over the top – so delicious!
Borlotti and cannellini beans provide a hit of plant-based protein, vital for helping to maintain and repair muscle tissue, and has a healthy dose of fibre that will help to keep you feeling fuller for longer, as well as well as helping to maintain digestive health!
The veggies in this dish – green beans and mushrooms ensure that this this lunch is a powerhouse of nutrition, containing a host of vitamins, phytonutrients and antioxidants that help to prevent free radical damage, keeping you healthy from the inside out!
This lunch option has a well-balanced macronutrient profile of 55g of carbohydrate, 17g of protein and 23g of fat – ensuring you will be full right up until dinner.
This dish has been made from scratch with loving care by our Gourmet Chefs in Dublin, using only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients where possible.
This dish is a great option for vegetarians, those looking for meat free meals, or those looking to increase their intake of vegetables.