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Wholewheat Pasta With Light Cream Cheese In Tomato Sauce

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1


  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 100 g. of onion chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/2 pepper
  • 150 g. of lean minced beef
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp of tomato puree
  • 1 pinch of oregano
  • 1 pinch of mixed herbs
  • 63 g. of wholewheat pasta uncooked weight
  • 50 g. of light philadelphia cream cheese
  • 1 tbs of grated Parmesan cheese
  • Black pepper to taste


  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and cook the onion, garlic and pepper until slightly softened.
  2. Add the minced beef, turn up the heat and continue to cook until the beef is browned through. Add the diced tomato, tomato puree and herbs and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Meantime, prepare the pasta following package directions, omitting any suggested fat or salt.
  4. Stir the philadelphia cheese into the beef mix and serve this with the pasta, sprinkling with Parmesan cheese.