Fast and healthy high-fibre pasta

Fast and healthy high-fibre pasta
Preparation time
20 mins
Cooking time
30 mins
Easy Recipes
6 people

Fast and healthy high-fibre pasta.

This low-fat, high-fibre dish is the perfect solution for dieters who love their pasta.


Fast and healthy high-fibre pasta


  • Olive oil, to grease
  • 500g jap pumpkin, deseeded, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 red capsicums, quartered, deseeded
  • 1 x 500g pkt wholemeal spaghetti
  • 200g reduced-fat feta, crumbled
  • 125g pitted kalamata olives, halved lengthways
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded fresh basil
  • Mixed salad leaves, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Brush 2 baking trays with oil to lightly grease. Place the pumpkin, garlic and oil in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper, and gently toss until combined. Place pumpkin on a prepared tray. Place capsicum on remaining tray. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes or until pumpkin is golden brown and the capsicum is tender. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Drain. Return to the pan.
  3. Thinly slice the capsicum. Add to the pasta, along with the pumpkin, feta, olives and basil. Gently toss until just combined. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Divide the pasta among serving bowls. Serve with salad leaves, if desired.

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