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Lemon Angel Hair

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

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

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 3 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 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 zest 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 427 calories, 23g fat (4g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 426mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.

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