Friday, May 27, 2011

Angel Hair with Avacado and Tomatoes

This is a light and tasty side that goes great with grilled chicken.
  • 8 ounces uncooked angle hair pasta 
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves 
  • 1 small avocado, peeled, pitted and cut into small cubes
  • 4 medium tomatoes, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. 
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat oil in 3 quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook garlic in oil about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until garlic is tender, but not brown. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir basil, avocado and tomatoes into garlic in saucepan. toss vegetable mixture and pasta. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Nutritional Information:
6 servings.
Per Serving: 6 weight watchers points+  220 cals, 10g fat, 30g carbs, 3g fiber, 6g protein
Recipe from Betty Crocker's Diabetes Cookbook, 2003

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