Lemon-Herb Penne Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes


  • 1 box Dreamfields Penne Rigate
  • 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)


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Drain and return to pan.
  3. Add 1/3 cup of the cheese, thyme, oil, chives and lemon peel; toss to combine.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve immediately with remaining cheese.
  6. Garnish with fresh herbs and lemon wedge, if desired.


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.

Recipe Yield: Makes 6 side dish servings.

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Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 267
Calories from fat: 47
Fat: 6 grams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 5 grams
Sodium: 132 milligrams
Cholesterol: 7 milligrams
Protein: 12 grams
Carbohydrates: 0 grams