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Lemon Angel Hair Recipe

Lemon Angel Hair Recipe

I serve this time-saving treatment for angel hair pasta gets loads of flavor from lemon and Parmesan cheese. A hint of garlic and flecks of fresh parsley add interest, too. This simple side dish is so versatile, it also could accompany chicken, fish, seafood or pork.—Meg Mongell, Plainfield, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 3 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the parsley, lemon peel and garlic in oil until garlic is tender.
  • 2. Drain pasta; add to the skillet. Sprinkle with lemon juice, salt and pepper; toss to coat. Top with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 427 calories, 23 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 426 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.