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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 bats_19

Makes 6 servings



pasta tossed with light lemon cheese sauce.

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Pasta

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
1/2 pound angel hair pasta
1/2 yellow bell pepper
12 grape tomatoes
1/4 cup baby spinach

Recipe Directions for Lemon Pasta

  1. Bring 1/2 pound of Angel hair pasta to a boil for 8 minutes.

  2. Combine 1/3 cup lemon juice, 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil, and 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese with a wire whisk.

  3. Chop 1/2 of a yellow bell pepper into small pieces. Halve 12 grape tomatoes. Cut 1/4 cup baby spinach leaves into small ribbons.

  4. Toss pasta in lemon mixture. Add 1/4 cup of the pasta water. Toss in the vegetables.

  5. Plate pasta and garnish with remaining 1 Tablespoon of grated paresan cheese.

Categories

Side Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 326.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
294
Calories from Fat
137
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.2g
23%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
33mg
11%
Sodium
122mg
5%
Potassium
703mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
32.4g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
7.2g
Protein
9.0g
Vitamin A 51% Vitamin C 84%
Calcium 10% Iron 12%
* 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 sodium
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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