Lemon Broccoli Pasta

Lemon Broccoli Pasta

Lemon Broccoli Pasta

Lemon adds a tangy yet refreshing flavor to this creamy side dish. It's absolutely delicious served with lean beef tenderloin.


Makes 6 servings


Nonstick cooking spray
3 tablespoons sliced green onions
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups fresh or frozen broccoli florets
3 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
2 tablespoons grated reduced-fat Parmesan cheese


  1. Generously spray large nonstick saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Add green onions and garlic; cook and stir 3 minutes or until onions are tender.
  2. Stir chicken broth, lemon peel and pepper into saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in broccoli and pasta; return to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, uncovered, 6 to 7 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring frequently.
  3. Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in sour cream until well blended. Let stand 5 minutes. Top with cheese before serving. Garnish as desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cup Lemon Broccoli Pasta (without garnish)
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 20 %
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 7 g
Sodium 176 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1/2
Vegetable 1-1/2
Fat 1/2

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