Creamy Lemon Pasta with Pistachios
Creamy Lemon Pasta with Pistachios
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    Like a vegetarian spaghetti carbonara! Meaty pistachios stand in for guanciale, cream amps up the usual eggs and cheese, homemade breadcrumbs add crunch, and a heap of lemon zest brightens up the whole dish.

    Ingredients

    • 2 lemons
    • 2 slices white sandwich bread
    • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 2 large eggs plus 2 large yolks
    • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
    • 2 cups finely grated Parmesan (4 ounces), plus more for serving
    • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 12 ounces spaghetti
    • Chopped pistachios and chives (optional), for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 576 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 35 g 53.44%
    • Saturated Fat: 19 g 96.98%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 201 mg 67.05%
    • Sodium: 843 mg 35.12%
    • Calcium: 382 mg 38.21%
    • Potassium: 102 mg 2.93%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.83%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 45 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.88%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 23.65%
    • Vitamin C 0.08%
    • Vitamin D 3.28%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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