Side Dish Pasta Recipe


Cooking Time10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Spaghetti/Fettuccine/linguine4 Ounce
 Margarine/1 teaspoon olive oil2 Teaspoon
 Herbed pasta1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Snipped fresh thyme/Rosemary/basil/1/4 teaspoon dried thyme/rosemary/basil, crushed1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dilled pasta1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Snipped dill weed/1/2 teaspoon dried dillweed1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Lemon pasta1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Snipped parsley2 Tablespoon
 Finely shredded lemon peel1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 963 Calories from Fat 199

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g34.4%

Saturated Fat 8.6 g42.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 29.9 mg

Sodium 435.2 mg18.1%

Total Carbohydrates 161 g53.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.3%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 37 g74.5%

Vitamin A 78.7% Vitamin C 89.5%

Calcium 36.5% Iron 73.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a large saucepan bring a large amount of salted water to boiling. Add pasta; return to boiling. Reduce heat slightly. Cook till tender but still firm (8 to 10 minutes for fettuccine and linguine; 10 to 12 minutes for spaghetti). Drain well. Toss with margarine or olive oil.