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400 Calorie Pasta – I’ll Take It!


So what you are saying is I can eat Penne à la Vodka for just 400 calories a serving? I’m in! Thanks Prevention Magazine.

1. Melt 2 Tbsp butter (204) and add 2 slices diced Canadian bacon (89), 2 Tbsp tomato paste (26), and 1 Tbsp parsley (1); cook 10 minutes

2. Add 4 Tbsp cream (207) and 1/4 cup vodka (128); cook till vodka evaporates

3. Toss with 4 cups cooked penne (756) and 1 1/2 cups peas (155)

Serves: 4

Total calories per serving: 392

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Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of LadyAndTheBlog.com. She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.