Asparagus and Lemon Rotini

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By: bellalimento

Course: Main Dish

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 18 minutes

Total Time: 38 minutes

Makes 4 Servings


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.


Nutritional Information

Based on 4 servings

  • 390 Calories

  • 7 g Fat

  • 71 g Carbohydrates

  • 15 g Protein

  • 2 g Saturated Fat

  • 10 mg Cholesterol

  • 65 mg Sodium

  • 3 g Dietary Fiber

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

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