Linguine with Garlic and Red Pepper

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4 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

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4 ounces uncooked linguine
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (optional)

Preparation

Total: 22 Minutes

1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain pasta in a colander over a bowl, reserving cooking liquid.

2. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add pepper and garlic; cook 1 minute or until fragrant. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Add pasta and salt to oil mixture in pan; toss to coat. Add 1/4 cup (or more) reserved cooking liquid to keep pasta moist. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.

Created date

February 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 136
Fat 3.9 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 21.7 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 149 mg
Calcium 8 mg