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Rotini Recipes

Asparagus and Lemon Rotini

Course
Main Dish
Servings
Makes 4 Servings
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cooking Time
18 minutes
Total Time
38 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Rotini
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 small lemon sliced
  • 6 balls ciligine (small mozzarella balls), halved
  • Kosher salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according package directions. Reserve 1/4 cup cooking liquid before draining; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Add asparagus. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Add red pepper flakes. Stir to coat. Add lemon slices.
  3. Cook about 3 to 4 minutes or until asparagus is fork tender, stirring frequently. If pan needs additional liquid, add reserved cooking liquid, 1 tablespoon at a time. Remove from heat.
  4. Add rotini to skillet. Toss to combine. Add mozzarella; toss to combine.

Based on 4 servings

Based on 8 servings

  • 195 Calories
  • 4 g Fat
  • 36 g Carbohydrates
  • 8 g Protein
  • 1 g Saturated Fat
  • 5 mg Cholesterol
  • 33 mg Sodium
  • 2 g Dietary Fiber

Nutrition Facts

390 Calories

71g Carbohydrates

2g Saturated Fat

65mg Sodium

7g Fat

15g Protein

10mg Cholesterol

3g Dietary Fiber

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