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Lemon Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Lemon Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Lemon Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ndlsgirl

Makes 8 servings



Easy lemon pasta, adapted from pioneer woman

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Pasta

13.75 oz dry Whole Wheat Thin Spaghetti
3 1tsp Olive Oil
2 tbsp Butter
3 clove Garlic
2 fruit without seeds Lemons
1 cup Cream, Sour, Reduced Fat, Cultured
8 oz Plain Nonfat
0.33 cup Parmesan, Grated Cheese
3 tsp, ground Basil, Dried

Recipe Directions for Lemon Pasta

  1. Cook thin spaghetti until al dente

  2. Melt butter and olive oil in skillet on low. Add minced garlic and cook 2-3 minutes until fragrant. Turn off heat.

  3. Add lemon juice of 1 lemon, zest of 1 lemon, sour cream, and yogurt. Stir. Add .5-1 tsp salt or to taste.

  4. Pour spaghetti into oven-safe dish. Add sauce and gently toss until well-mixed.

  5. Bake at 375 for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake 7-10 min more (don't let the pasta get dried out!)

  6. Top with parmesan cheese, basil (or fresh parsley), lemon juice of lemon #2, and lemon zest.

  7. Serve and enjoy your easy peasy dinner!

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, American, Bake, Saute

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 145.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
287
Calories from Fat
85
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.5g
15%
Saturated Fat
5.0g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Sodium
119mg
5%
Potassium
179mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
40.5g
14%
Dietary Fiber
6.6g
26%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
13.7g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 16% Iron 16%
* 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
92% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in vitamin C
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