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Basil-Parmesan Angel Hair

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

12 servings

"I've given this recipe to many people and they all love how quick and simple it is," says San Diego, California's Barbara Dorsett. Try the delightful pasta alongside your favorite main course.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) angel hair pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can (12 ounces) fat-free evaporated milk
  • 2/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Additional fresh basil
  • 12 lemon slices

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to the pan. Add oil; toss to coat. Add the milk, cheese, onions, basil, lemon zest, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated through. Sprinkle with additional basil. Serve with lemon.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 203 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 219mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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