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Linguini with Broccoli and Red Peppers

Linguini with Broccoli and Red Peppers Recipe

Description

Colorful bits of broccoli and red bell peppers, sauteed in olive oil and garlic, are tossed with fresh linguine and dusted with Parmesan cheese for a quick, delicious entree or side dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound linguini pasta
  • 1 pound fresh broccoli, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 pinch garlic salt
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Steam broccoli with 2 tablespoons water in microwave for 6-7 minutes.
  3. In 10-inch skillet, heat olive oil and butter over low heat. Stir in garlic (more or less to suit your tastes) and red pepper slices; saute gently.
  4. Drain broccoli and add to skillet. Sprinkle lightly with garlic salt and saute broccoli and peppers until soft.
  5. Toss vegetable mixture with hot pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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Nutritional Information

Linguini with Broccoli and Red Peppers

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 393
% Daily Value *
protein: 26 %
carbohydrates: 20 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 23 %
sugars:
fat: 17 %
saturated fat: 15 %
cholesterol: 3 %
vitamin a iu: 23 %
niacin equivalents: 35 %
vitamin b6: 18 %
vitamin c: 156 %
folate: 47 %
calcium: 9 %
iron: 19 %
magnesium: 19 %
potassium: 10 %
sodium: 6 %
thiamin: 45 %
calories from fat:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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