Angel Hair Patties

Angel Hair Patties

Egg, cheese and angel hair pasta patties get a tasty vegetable and spaghetti sauce topping.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

29

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

8
ounces uncooked capellini (angel hair) pasta
1
teaspoon olive or vegetable oil
4
medium carrots, cut into julienne strips (2 cups)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed to drain
2
eggs, slightly beaten or 1/2 cup fat-free cholesterol-free egg product
1/2
cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
teaspoon olive or vegetable oil
2
cups spaghetti sauce, heated
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat 1 teaspoon oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook carrots, basil, salt and spinach in oil about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until carrots are crisp-tender. Remove vegetable mixture from skillet; keep warm.
  3. Mix pasta, eggs, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and pepper. Shape pasta mixture into 4 patties, each 1 inch thick. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Cook patties in oil 6 to 8 minutes, turning after 4 minutes, until golden brown.
  4. Top patties with vegetable mixture and spaghetti sauce.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve With
What could be better with hearty grilled tuna, salmon or swordfish?
Time Saver
No time for julienne? Look for shredded carrots in the produce section of your grocery store.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 480
    • (Calories from Fat 145 ),
  • Total Fat 16 g
    • (Saturated Fat 5 g,),
  • Cholesterol 170 mg;
  • Sodium 1020 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 71 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 7 g,
  • Protein 20 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.