Oysters over Angel Hair

Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
It may seem an unusual combination, but the green onions, garlic, and Parmesan cheese go beautifully with the oysters in this delicate pasta dish. It received raves in our Test Kitchens.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 470
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 14.5 g
Satfat 3.7 g
Monofat 6.3 g
Polyfat 2.3 g
Protein 24.4 g
Carbohydrate 58.9 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 100 mg
Iron 14.7 mg
Sodium 450 mg
Calcium 223 mg

Ingredients

3 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup sliced green onions
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
3 garlic cloves, minced
4 cups standard oysters (about 3 [12-ounce] containers), drained
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
6 cups hot cooked angel hair (about 14 ounces uncooked pasta)
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese

Preparation

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions, parsley, and garlic; cook 8 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add oysters; reduce heat, and cook 5 minutes or until edges of oysters curl. Stir in lemon juice, salt, and peppers. Add pasta and cheese; tossing well to coat.

Note:

November 2001