Nopal Pasta Recipe | Yummly
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6Ingredients
30Minutes
250Calories
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You and your loved one want a decadent dish that is low in calories, but packed with flavor. This recipe for Nopal Pasta takes 30 minutes to prepare and will warm your heart and tantalize the taste buds. Ingredients include short pasta of your choice, olive oil, onions, cooked nopales, green salsa verde made with persimmons, and feta cheese. With only 250 calories per serving, you might want to make extra.

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 cups short pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 onion (cut into halves)
  • 1 cup nopal (cooked)
  • 1/2 cup salsa verde (“green sauce”, made with persimmons)
  • feta cheese
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    Directions

    1. Cook the pasta, preferably al dente. Set aside 1/3 of the water used to cook the pasta.
    2. In a medium sized casserole heat up the cooking oil and sauté the onions. When the onions begin to turn a bit brown, add the nopal and let them cook for 3-5 minutes.
    3. Add the cooked pasta, the sauce, and the water that was set aside onto the casserole. Let everything cook for 2 minutes so that the flavors can mix completely.
    4. The pasta is then served with feta cheese on top.
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    NutritionView More

    250Calories
    Sodium27% DV640mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein14% DV7g
    Carbs9% DV28g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories250Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol40mg13%
    Sodium640mg27%
    Potassium310mg9%
    Protein7g14%
    Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate28g9%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars6g12%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C15%
    Calcium15%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(1)

    Katrina M. 5 years ago
    I liked this pasta. I decided to add in a little lime juice, chili powder, and snipped cilantro to make the flavor really fantastic.

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