Whole-Wheat Linguine with Saffron and Roasted Red Peppers Recipe

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Whole-Wheat Linguine with Saffron and Roasted Red Peppers
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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking liquid; drain.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and saffron; cook until onions are softened (about 5 minutes), stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook until fragrant (about 30 seconds), stirring constantly. Stir in bell peppers, capers, vinegar, thyme, salt, and pepper; cook until heated through (about 3 minutes), stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the pasta and the reserved pasta liquid to sauce in the skillet; cook until heated through (about 2 minutes), stirring constantly. Transfer mixture to serving bowls; top with Parmesan curls. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1152.35 Kcal (4825 kJ)
Calories from fat 328.91 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36.55g 56%
Cholesterol 34.02mg 11%
Sodium 872.58mg 36%
Potassium 295.03mg 6%
Total Carbs 177.63g 59%
Sugars 12.58g 50%
Dietary Fiber 17.51g 70%
Protein 30.97g 62%
Vitamin C 126.9mg 212%
Iron 35.4mg 197%
Calcium 105.8mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 229.4 Kcal (960 kJ)
Calories from fat 65.48 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.28g 56%
Cholesterol 6.77mg 11%
Sodium 173.7mg 36%
Potassium 58.73mg 6%
Total Carbs 35.36g 59%
Sugars 2.5g 50%
Dietary Fiber 3.49g 70%
Protein 6.17g 62%
Vitamin C 25.3mg 212%
Iron 7mg 197%
Calcium 21.1mg 11%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 25.3
  • 30

Good Points

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

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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