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It takes 10 minutes to prepare this recipe; the time needed to boil the pasta.  It is an ideal low calorie dish for a couple after a night out in the theatre, or a working man living alone.Pasta with Yogurt

 Ingredients

3 to 4 servings

250 g Farfalle or any pasta of choice

1 cup yogurt, room temperature

2 tablespoons olive oil

4 garlic cloves, crushed

5 to 10 black olives, deseeded

¼ cup chopped fresh mint leaves (or 2 teaspoons dried mint flakes)

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

 

1. Boil pasta in plenty of salted water.  Drain and mix with 1 tablespoon olive oil. 

2. Heat the rest of the olive oil in a medium size pot and stir fry garlic for few seconds. 

3. Remove pot from heat, mix with pasta, yogurt, black olives, mint, salt, and black pepper.  Serve immediately.

   
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