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Ei Whole Wheat Linguine with Green Beans, Ricotta and Lemon Recipe

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Submitted by mamasue3

Makes 6 servings



From Everyday Italian on FoodNetwork

Recipe Ingredients for EI Whole Wheat Linguine with Green Beans, Ricotta and Lemon

1 pound linguine
1/2 cup part-skim ricotta
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 lb green beans, trimmed and halved lengthwise
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup tomatoes, chopped
1 tbsp lemon zest

Recipe Directions for EI Whole Wheat Linguine with Green Beans, Ricotta and Lemon

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the pasta and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain pasta reserving 1 cup of the cooking water. Transfer the hot pasta to a large bowl and add the ricotta cheese. Toss to combine.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large, heavy skillet, warm the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the green beans, garlic, salt, and pepper and saute for 4 minutes. Add 1 cup of the pasta cooking liquid and continue cooking until tender, about 4 more minutes. Add the pasta with ricotta to the pan with the green beans and toss to combine. Add the tomatoes and gently toss. Transfer to a serving plate and top with lemon zest. Serve.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 202.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
296
Calories from Fat
51
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.7g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
61mg
20%
Sodium
439mg
18%
Potassium
385mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
49.2g
16%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
12.5g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 10% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in thiamin
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