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Tagliatelle with Limas, Tomatoes, and Basil

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7
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
16 min
Prep
8 min
Cook
8 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

uncooked pasta

6 oz, tagliatelle or fettuccine

frozen baby lima beans

1 cup(s)

olive oil

1 Tbsp

garlic clove(s)

3 medium clove(s), minced

red pepper flakes

tsp

grape tomatoes

3 cup(s), halved

table salt

¾ tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp

basil

cup(s), thinly sliced

grated Parmesan cheese

¼ cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding lima beans during last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain, reserving ½ cup cooking water.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, salt, and black pepper and cook, stirring often, until tomatoes begin to soften, about 4 minutes.
  3. Add pasta mixture to skillet. Stir in enough reserved pasta cooking water to moisten. Cook, tossing gently, until heated through, about 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in basil. Divide evenly among 4 plates and sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon Parmesan.
  5. Serving size: about 1½ cups

Notes

Use any shape of pasta you have on hand for this dish, and instead of grape tomatoes, you can use two medium chopped tomatoes.

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