Healthy cheesy tomato pasta (fusilli) with lettuce.

Health benefits of lettuce-

Lettuce primarily contains 90-95% of water. 100grams of fresh lettuce provides just 15 calories. So its great for weight loss.Lettuce contains fiber, minerals like(potassium, calcium, phosphorous, iron and magnesium).

It is rich in anti-oxidants and vitamins such as A, C, E, and K.

  • Prevents cancer.
  • Protect the neurons
  • Helps to lower the cholesterol levels.
  • Lettuce contains anti-inflammatory properties that help to control inflammation.
  • Prevent osteoporosis
  • Good for Alzheimer’s disease by limiting neuronal damage in the brain.
"Cheesy tomato pasta (fusilli) with lettuce"

“Cheesy tomato pasta (fusilli) with lettuce”


200 gram – Pasta (fusilli cooked)

10 to 12 – Lettuce leaves

1 medium size – Onion, chopped

5 to 6 – Crushed garlic

1½ cup – Tomato chopped

1½ cup – Capsicum chopped

1½ cup – Tomato puree

1 – Green chilli

1/4 tsp – Black pepper powder)

2 tbsp – Olive oil

Cheese (any processed)

Salt to taste

How to cook pasta (fusilli)

  1. Boil water once it starts boiling vigorously, add the pasta (fusilli).
  2. Add little bit of oil and salt to it.

3- Cook it till soft.

Then drain water immediately and spread the pasta in a plate and let it cool down.


How to cheesy tomato pasta (fusilli) with lettuce.

  1. Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan; add crushed garlic, onion and green chilli and sauté till the onions turn golden brown.
  2. Add the tomatoes and capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the tomato puree, cheese and salt, mix it well and cook for 3 minutes on a medium flame.
  4. Add the pasta and crushed black pepper, mix well.
  5. Remove from flame and cover it for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. And finally serve “cheesy tomato pasta (fusilli) with lettuce leaves.
"Cheesy tomato pasta (fusilli) with lettuce"

“Cheesy tomato pasta (fusilli) with lettuce”


About bistruti

I am Bistruti Mishra, married and living with my family in Yuzhno Sakhalinsk Russia. After graduation in Biotechnology I pursued a career in clinical research and learned statistical analysis. I always believed that cooking is an art and loved to experiment with my food to make it healthy as well as tasty. I learnt many recipes from my mother and cherished the food cooked by mom. I started this blog in 2015 with a purpose to offer some simple recipes enriched with nutrients that can keep you fresh and fit. I love different cuisine and try to create my own version by making subtle changes keeping healthy aspect with Indian taste.
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