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Lemony Angel Hair Toss

Recipe of the Week

 

Preparation Time:15 minutes

Cook Time:5 minutes

 

1

box Dreamfields Angel Hair

1/3

cup olive oil

1/3

cup fresh lemon juice

1/4

teaspoon salt

2

cups packed baby arugula

2

cups halved cherry and/or grape tomatoes, assorted colors if possible

1/3

cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese

1/3

cup toasted pine nuts (optional)

 

Salt and pepper (optional)

 

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; rinse in cold water or in ice water until completely cooled and drain well.

 

  1. Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice and salt. Toss with pasta.

 

  1. Add arugula, tomatoes and cheese to pasta. Toss gently to combine. Sprinkle with pine nuts and season with salt and pepper, if desired. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition information (1/8 of recipe):  262 calories; 8 g protein; 7 g digestible carbohydrates*; 11 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 2 mg cholesterol; 143 mg sodium; 

5 g total dietary fiber.

*If traditional pasta is used in this recipe there is a total of 37g of carbohydrate. For more information go to www.dreamfieldsfoods.com.

Photo and recipe courtesy of Dreamfields® Pasta. Recipe of the Week features diabetes-friendly recipes that we collect from various sources. 

 

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