Rating: 2.5 stars
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  • 1 star values: 2

This dish of pantry staples is a good choice for a hectic weeknight supper. Toast the breadcrumbs in advance to speed preparation later.

Recipe by Cooking Light September 2003

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Credit: Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 250°.

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  • Place bread in a food processor; pulse 10 times or until coarse crumbs measure 2/3 cup. Place breadcrumbs on a baking sheet. Bake at 250° for 30 minutes or until dry.

  • Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Return pan to heat. Stir in breadcrumbs, and cook 6 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently.

  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain. Place pasta in a large bowl. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil, breadcrumbs, parsley, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper; toss gently to combine. Serve immediately.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

297 calories; calories from fat 24%; fat 7.9g; saturated fat 1.2g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 8.9g; carbohydrates 49g; fiber 2.6g; iron 2.4mg; sodium 346mg; calcium 30mg.
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