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Garlic Angel Hair Pasta Recipe

Garlic Angel Hair Pasta Recipe

From Dalhart, Texas, Denise Baumert serves up a savory side dish with wonderful garlic flavor. "I add the cloves to the noodles as they are cooking for fast and flavorful results," she explains. At only 11¢ a serving, this pleasing pasta is a thrifty accompaniment to most any lunch or dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon minced chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt, optional

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding garlic to the water. Drain; discard garlic.
  • 2. Transfer pasta to a serving bowl; add butter. Toss gently until butter is melted. Add the Parmesan, chives and garlic salt if desired; toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with reduced-fat margarine and nonfat Parmesan cheese and without garlic salt) equals 103 calories, 152 mg sodium, 2 mg cholesterol, 13 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm protein, 4 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.