Lemon-Garlic Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 345.1
  • Total Fat: 15.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.4 mg
  • Sodium: 147.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.6 g
  • Protein: 8.6 g

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A simple linguine with a zesty lemon-garlic sauce. A simple linguine with a zesty lemon-garlic sauce.
Number of Servings: 1


    Whole wheat Linguine or Spaghetti
    Juice of 1 lemon
    Zest of 1 lemon
    A tight handful of fresh cilantro finely chopped
    1 T. Olive Oil
    1/2 t. Crushed red pepper (optional)
    1 anchovy in oil (optional)
    1/2 c. Pasta Water (if needed)


-Cook linguine in salted, boiling water until al dente.
-While linguine is cooking, heat olive oil in large skillet.
-Add anchovy and garlic. Stir until anchovy is dissolved and garlic begins to smell. (For vegetarian dish, omit anchovy.)
-Remove pasta from boiling water while still al dente and put directly into the skillet. Retain pasta water.
-Stir lemon zest, lemon juice, and crushed red pepper into the pasta. Stir well.
-If pasta sauce feels too "thick", add hot pasta water until sauce is to a consistency you like.
-Top with chopped cilantro.
-Makes one serving.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MONIRAQ.

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