Spring Pasta with Fava Beans and Peas Recipe

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Spring Pasta with Fava Beans and Peas
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  1. Place fava beans in a large pot of boiling water; cook 1 minute. Drain; rinse with cold water. Drain well. Remove tough outer skins from beans.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.
  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add bacon; sauté 3 minutes or until bacon begins to brown. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add mushrooms; sauté 3 minutes or until mushrooms begin to brown. Add fava beans and peas; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in remaining 1 tablespoon oil, pasta, juice, and salt; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove pan from heat. Stir in 3 tablespoons cheese. Divide pasta mixture evenly among 4 bowls, and top evenly with remaining 3 tablespoons cheese and basil. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1783.49 Kcal (7467 kJ)
Calories from fat 528.73 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 58.75g 90%
Cholesterol 154.29mg 51%
Sodium 2287.94mg 95%
Potassium 1610.59mg 34%
Total Carbs 226.57g 76%
Sugars 51.41g 206%
Dietary Fiber 36.22g 145%
Protein 110.77g 222%
Vitamin C 90.7mg 151%
Iron 12.6mg 70%
Calcium 432.5mg 43%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 172.33 Kcal (722 kJ)
Calories from fat 51.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.68g 90%
Cholesterol 14.91mg 51%
Sodium 221.07mg 95%
Potassium 155.62mg 34%
Total Carbs 21.89g 76%
Sugars 4.97g 206%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 145%
Protein 10.7g 222%
Vitamin C 8.8mg 151%
Iron 1.2mg 70%
Calcium 41.8mg 43%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 39.8
  • 47

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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