Wholewheat Pasta with Mediterannean Ratatouille

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Wholewheat Pasta with Mediterannean Ratatouille

7.45

kCals: 500
Carbs: 66g
Protein: 15g
Fats: 19g

The Mediterranean classic of aubergine, courgette and tomato stew coupled with wholewheat pasta topped with fresh ricotta cheese. Rich in phytonutrients and heart healthy fatty acids.

Typical values Per 100 gr Per portion
Energy (kCal) 83 500
Protein (g) 3 15
Carbohydrate (g) 11 66
Of which: sugars (g) 3 16
Fat (g) 3 19
Of which are saturates (g) 1 6
Fibre 2 10
Salt (g) 0.2 1.3

Ratatouille (Tomatoes, Courgette, Aubergine, Onion, Garlic, Basil, Pepper, Salt), Brown Pasta (Durum Wheat semolina) (21%), Ricotta Cheese (Milk ), Olive Oil, Black Pepper.

This tray is suitable for both oven and microwave use.

Microwave

To prepare, pierce the film lid several times, place onto a plate and microwave (800w) on full heat for 2 minutes, stir, then cook for a further 2 minutes until piping hot.

Oven

To oven cook, pierce the film lid and place the tray on the middle shelf of a preheated oven (190oC or 170oC fan assisted) for 20-25 minutes until piping hot.

Storage

Keep refrigerated 0 to 5oC. Suitable for home freezing. Freeze by the use by date shown and use within one month. Once defrosted (in a refrigerator) cook and consume within 24 hours.

Description

Wholewheat Pasta with Mediterranean Ratatouille

The Wholewheat Pasta with Mediterannean Ratatouille is a Mediterranean classic that is the perfect lunch option for pasta lovers looking for a healthy alternative to one of our favourite traditional pasta dishes.

This lunch option manages to be both comforting and healthy with the wholewheat pasta adding a delicious nutty and savoury flavour to the dish. The mix of different vegetables including tomatoes, courgette, aubergine, onion and basil means that this dish is a powerhouse of nutrition rich in phytonutrients and heart healthy fatty acids. This is all topped with fresh ricotta cheese that provides a rich and creamy texture.

Wholemeal pasta is rich in many essential nutrients important for human health and is high in dietary fibre important for digestive health. It is a carbohydrate rich food that are the preferred source of energy for your muscle, red blood cells and nervous system as well as providing long-lasting energy. It is high in B vitamins and minerals such as selenium and magnesium. The B vitamins are important for a healthy nervous system and energy metabolism.

The ratatouille is made from a combination of delicious, healthy and fresh vegetables meaning that this dish is high in health beneficial nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Courgettes contain significant levels of potassium important for controlling blood pressure. Tomatoes contain impressive amounts of Vitamins A, C and K. They are a rich source of antioxidants such as lycopene which is highly effective in scavenging cancer causing free radicals.

This is the perfect lunch for vegetarians as well as those looking for some meat free options and just generally trying to increase their intake of fruits and vegetables!

This lunch has a macronutrient profile of 66g carbohydrates, 15g protein and 19g fat all in a 500 calorie meal. It is low in fat and high in carbohydrates and perfect for maintaining your energy right up till dinner.

As always, each GourmetFuel dish is lovingly prepared from scratch by our Gourmet Chefs using the finest good-for-you ingredients!

Try this meal on its own or as part of our multi pack lunch deal, or in a meal plan to receive a wide variety of our meals all the while hitting your calorie and nutrition needs.

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