Spinach Vermicelli Recipe
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Spinach Vermicelli Recipe

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“Not only is this simple dish nutritious and meatless, it also offers the goodness of spinach,” says Charleen Berkers of Palgrave, Ontario.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked vermicelli
  • 1 large red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, torn
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup pasta with about 1 tablespoon cheese equals 220 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 296 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Cook vermicelli according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, saute onion in oil until crisp-tender. Add garlic; saute 1 minute longer. Add the spinach, lemon juice, tarragon, salt and pepper; saute for 2 minutes or until spinach is wilted.
  2. Drain vermicelli; toss with spinach mixture. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Vermicelli in Healthy Cooking April/May 2008, p44

Nutritional Facts

1 cup pasta with about 1 tablespoon cheese equals 220 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 296 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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