Spicy Lemon Pasta

Spicy Lemon Pasta
Anna Williams

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Serves 4
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
25
minutes

Ingredients

1
pound
spaghetti or fettuccine
3
tablespoons
olive oil
zest and juice of 2 lemons
3
garlic cloves, thinly sliced
2
jalapeno peppers, seeded and thinly sliced
1 1/2
cups
frozen peas, thawed
1
teaspoon
kosher salt
1/8
teaspoon
freshly ground pepper
1/3
cup
freshly grated Parmesan (optional)

Directions

  1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook according to the package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large sauté pan over medium-low heat. Add the lemon zest, garlic, and jalapeños and cook until lightly browned, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the pasta, lemon juice, peas, salt, pepper, and remaining oil and cook until heated through, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the Parmesan, if desired, toss well, and serve.

 

 

Kay Chun
August 2002

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 114
  • Fat 13 g
  • Sat Fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 520 mg
  • Protein 19 g
  • Carbohydrate 96 g
  • Sugar 5 g
  • Fiber 8 g
  • Iron 4 mg
  • Calcium 42 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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