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Garlic-Basil Pasta

Yield 2 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
Prep: 7 minutes; Cook: 4 minutes. Use refrigerated fresh pasta--it cooks in less than half the time it takes dry pasta to cook.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces uncooked refrigerated angel hair pasta
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice (about 1/2 small lemon)
  • 1/2 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 115
  • caloriesfromfat 32 %
  • fat 4.1 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 2.6 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 3.4 g
  • carbohydrate 16.3 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 21 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 301 mg
  • calcium 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain, reserving 1 tablespoon pasta water.

  2. Combine pasta water, olive oil, and next 4 ingredients; toss with pasta and basil.

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