Grilled Pasta Packets

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 6
Grilled Pasta Packets
Health Rating


450 gm Spaghetti, whole-wheat, dry (cooked - gluten free)
6 tomato Roma tomatoes (seeded and chopped)
1 cup Basil, fresh (chopped)
1/2 tsp Sea salt
1/4 tsp Black pepper
3 clove(s) Garlic (finely chopped)
3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
3/4 cup Goat cheese, semi-soft
1 medium Lemon (cut into 6 wedges)


1. Preheat grill to medium heat. Cook pasta in pot of water for 6 minutes or according to package.

2. Cut one dozen 8×12″ pieces of aluminum foil. Layer foil so that you are using 2 per packet. In a bowl, toss together pasta, chopped tomato, basil, salt, pepper, garlic and olive oil. Spoon one serving of pasta mixture (about 1 1/4 cups) into the centre of each packet. 

3. Squeeze lemon wedge over pasta before adding the lemon to the packet. Spoon a few teaspoons of goat cheese into packet.

4. Bring long edges of foil together, then roll it up to secure it. Roll edges of packet to form a closed space (do not squeeze out all of the air).

5. Reduce grill heat to low, then place packets on grill. Cook for 10-12 minutes, shaking packets halfway through cooking.

6. Remove from grill and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 435
Calories from fat 123
Calories from saturated fat 45
Total Fat 13.7 g
Saturated Fat 5.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.4 g
Cholesterol 14.7 mg
Sodium 304 mg
Potassium 392 mg
Total Carbohydrate 62 g
Dietary Fiber 7.7 g
Sugars 2.1 g
Protein 16.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Grain 2.9
Milk Alternative 0.4
Vegetables 0.7

Energy sources

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