“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Lemon Broccoli Pasta

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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Lemon Broccoli Pasta. To make this week’s dish you’ll be needing Sliced Green Onions, Garlic, Reduced Sodium Vegetable Broth, Grated Lemon Peel, Black Pepper, Frozen Broccoli Florets, Angel Hair Pasta, Plain NonFat Yogurt, and Grated Reduced Fat Parmesan Cheese. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Lemon Broccoli Pasta
This pasta tastes so rich and creamy, you’ll never believe it has just 1 gram of fat per serving!

3 tablespoons sliced green onions
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cups reduced-sodium vegetable 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 plain nonfat Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons grated reduced-fat Parmesan cheese

Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Spray large saucepan with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add green onions and garlic; cook and stir 3 minutes or until green onions are tender.

2 – Stir 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 from heat. Stir in yogurt until well blended. Let stand 5 minutes. Top with cheese before serving. Garnish as desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 120 calories, Carbohydrates: 20 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 125 mg, Fiber: 2 g

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