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Whole Wheat Pasta with Lemon

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Photo attribution: My Tu Duong
Ready In: 15 minutes
Serves: 8
Low Added SugarVegetarian
Try this refreshing pasta dish to incorporate more whole grains into your diet.

What you'll need

Sharp knife
Vegetable peeler or zester (if using lemon zest)
Small bowl
Whisk or fork


Serves 8
1 pound Whole Wheat Pasta
1/2 cup Lemon Juice
1 tablespoon Lemon Zest optional
1/2 cup Olive Oil
1/3 cup Basil chopped, optional
2/3 cup Parmesan Cheese grated, optional
1/2 teaspoon Salt


1.Boil pasta with salt according to package directions
2.Zest the lemon (optional) before juicing. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, grated parmesan (optional), chopped basil (optional) and lemon zest (optional) with small whisk or fork.
3.Toss lemon mixture with pasta.

Chef's Tips

  • Use brown rice or quinoa pasta, if there are any gluten allergies.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 0.75 cup

Serving Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 372.5
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.8 g23%
Saturated Fat 4.1 g21%
Sodium 634.9 mg28%
Total Carbohydrate 44.2 g16%
Dietary Fiber 4.9 g18%
Protein 13 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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