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Fettuccini with Walnuts and Parsley Recipe

Looking for an easy Fettuccini with Walnuts and Parsley recipe? Learn how to make Fettuccini with Walnuts and Parsley using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by thisurbankitchen

Makes 4 servings



4 servings, serving size 2 1/2 cups

Recipe Ingredients for Fettuccini with Walnuts and Parsley

12 ounces (3/4 box) whole wheat pasta
2/3 cup chopped toasted walnuts, 2 tablespoons reserved for garnish
1/4 cup olive oil
5 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup low sodium chicken stock
1/2 cup chopped parsley leaves, plus more for garnish
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1 ounce grated Parmesan (about 3/4 cup)
2 cups arugula leaves, gently packed

Recipe Directions for Fettuccini with Walnuts and Parsley

  1. Cook the pasta al dente according to package directions, then drain in a colander.

  2. Meanwhile, toast the walnuts in a small dry skillet over medium-high heat until fragrant, stirring frequently, 3 to 5 minutes.

  3. In the pot the pasta was cooked in, heat the olive oil over low heat, add the garlic stirring until soft and fragrant, 3 to 4 minutes (be careful not to burn it). Return the pasta to the pot, add the broth, all but 2 tablespoons of the walnuts, the parsley, salt and pepper and toss to combine, cooking over low heat for 1 to 2 minutes. Add 1/2 cup Parmesan and toss to combine. Arrange 1/2 cup of arugula leaves on each of 4 serving plates. Top each with about 2 cups of pasta. Sprinkle with remaining cheese, the reserved walnuts and more parsley. Serve hot.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 178.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
611
Calories from Fat
273
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
30.3g
47%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
431mg
18%
Potassium
549mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
68.5g
23%
Dietary Fiber
9.6g
38%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
19.4g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 16% Iron 24%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
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