If you are entertaining this summer and need a simple yet elegant pasta dish to serve your guests, this is the one. This dish takes as long to prepare as you cook your pasta. Simply wonderful. Preparation Time: 15 minutes.
Cook Time: 10 minutes.
1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Fresh thyme, chives and lemon wedges (optional)
Cook pasta according to package directions.
Drain and return to pan.
Add 1/3 cup of the cheese, thyme, oil, chives and lemon peel; toss to combine.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Serve immediately with remaining cheese.
Garnish with fresh herbs and lemon wedge, if desired.
Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
About Digestible Carbohydrates:Dreamfields patent-pending process adds a unique blend of protein and inulin fiber (a 100% natural prebiotic fiber found in common foods such as Jerusalem artichokes (sunchokes), asparagus, garlic, raisins and chicory root) to premium durum wheat semolina, resulting in a pasta with 5 grams fiber per serving (about twice that of regular pasta), a 65% lower glycemic index (GI) than regular pasta (Dreamfields GI = 13; regular pasta GI = 38), and 5 grams digestible carbohydrates per serving, which results in a lower blood glucose rise compared to that following consumption of regular pasta.
Note: If traditional pasta is used in this recipe there is a total of 47g carbohydrate.