Spicy Country Pasta and Cheese

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1/8 ts Crushed red pepper
5 sm Black olives; sliced in half
2 Garlic; minced
1 ts olive oil
2 tb Onions; chopped
2 c Cooked penne; or ziti pasta
2 ts Grated Parmesan cheese
Fresh basil leaves
1 c White mushrooms; or shitake mushrooms
1 c italian tomatoes; Canned, (reserve liquid), chopped

Original recipe makes 2



1. In a 3 quart microwavable casserole, combine onion, garlic and oil and stir to coat. Microwave on high (100%) for 1 minute. 2. Add mushrooms and tomatoes with reserved liquid and stir to com- bine. Cover and microwave on high for 7 minutes, stirring once every 3 minutes. 3. Add olives and pepper and stir thoroughly. 4. To serve, in serving bowl arrange pasta; top with mushroom-tomato mixture and toss to combine. Sprinkle with cheese and garnish with basil. Source: Weight Watchers Healthy Lifestyle Cookbook Each serving contains: 3/4 fat exchange, 2 1/8 vegetable exchange, 2 bread exchanges, 10 optional calories. Per serving: 275 calories Cyberealm Cookbook, Vol 1, 4/93, Cyberealm BBS, compiled by Linda Fields. File ftp://ftp.idiscover.co.uk/pub/food/mealmaster/recipes/mmcyber1.zip

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