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Lemon-Asparagus Pasta

Health JUNE 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
  • Cook time:15 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 2 cups (1-inch) sliced asparagus
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon rind
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

1. Cook pasta according to package directions (omit salt and fat).

2. Add asparagus to pasta during last 3 minutes of cooking time; drain.

3. Stir in remaining ingredients, and serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 324
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Carbohydrate: 47g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Sodium: 296mg
  • Calcium: 30mg
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