Spicy Lemon Pasta

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 579 calories
    • Calories 114 calories from fat
    • 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

Ingredients

  1. Check 1pound spaghetti or fettuccine
  2. Check 3tablespoons olive oil
  3. Check zest and juice of 2 lemons
  4. Check 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  5. Check 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and thinly sliced
  6. Check 1 1/2cups frozen peas, thawed
  7. Check 1teaspoon kosher salt
  8. Check 1/8teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  9. Check 1/3cup 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.