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Spicy Lemon Pasta

Spicy Lemon Pasta
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  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.
By September, 2002

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 579Calories From Fat 114
  • Fat 13g
  • Sat Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 520mg
  • Protein 19g
  • Carbohydrate 96g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Fiber 8g
  • Iron 4mg
  • Calcium 42mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Hot peppers
If you don't have fresh jalapeño peppers, you can use canned jalapeños, or substitute 1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes for every 2 jalapeños.

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