In this method adapted from Giuilano Bugialli's "Classic Techniques of Italian Cooking," dry pasta such as penne or rigatoni bakes with fresh or canned tomatoes. The result: Deeply flavorful, tender, authentic Italian pasta destined to become a favorite.
Note: These recipes have been adapted from 'The Flavors of Sicily' by Anna Tasca Lanza. Text copyright 2001 by Anna Tasca Lanza. Photography copyright 2001 by Alessandro Leone. Reprinted by permission of Ici La Press.
Spelt is an ancient whole grain native to southern Europe. It's packed with fiber and naturally higher in protein than wheat. For a more intense flavor, use a mild smoked paprika instead of a sweet one. Topping off the soup with parsley adds an earthy tone and aids in digestion.
per serving: 437 calories; 19 g protein; 12 g fat; 73 g carb; 12 g fiber