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Nutrition Facts
Lemon Fettuccine with Caramelized Sprouts
Amount per Serving
Calories
351
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
12
g
18
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Sodium
 
253
mg
11
%
Potassium
 
614
mg
18
%
Carbohydrates
 
56
g
19
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
13
g
26
%
Vitamin A
 
964
IU
19
%
Vitamin C
 
106
mg
128
%
Calcium
 
88
mg
9
%
Iron
 
4
mg
22
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Lemon Fettuccine with Caramelized Sprouts

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces whole wheat fettuccine uncooked
  • 1 pound brussels sprouts trimmed and quartered
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 2 tablespoons fresh garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/8 tablespoon salt
  • 1/8 tablespoons black pepper
  • 1/8 tablespoons chili flakes optional

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and reserve 1 cup of pasta water for the sauce.
  • In a sauté pan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil on medium-high heat.
  • Add Brussels sprouts; cook 3-4 minutes until browned, caramel color looking, stirring occasionally
  • Stir in garlic and cook for another 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Transfer fettuccine and reserved pasta water to the sauté pan.
  • Bring to a boil and reduce water by half.
  • Remove from heat; stir in remaining olive oil, mint, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, pepper and chili flakes, if using.
  • Toss gently to combine and serve immediately.
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Category: vegetarian, diabetic-friendly, entrees, pasta/grains, dairy-free, vegan