Garlic Angel Hair Pasta

Garlic Angel Hair Pasta

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"From Dalhart, Texas, Denise Baumert serves up a savory side dish with wonderful garlic flavor. 'I add the cloves to the noodles as they are cooking for fast and flavorful results,' she explains. At only 11¢ a serving, this pleasing pasta is a thrifty accompaniment to most any lunch or dinner."
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Ingredients

15 m servings
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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding garlic to the water. Drain; discard garlic. Place pasta in a serving bowl; add butter. Toss gently until butter is melted. Add Parmesan cheese, chives and garlic salt if desired; toss to coat.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with reduced-fat margarine and nonfat Parmesan cheese and without garlic salt) equals 103 calories, 152 mg sodium, 2 mg cholesterol, 13 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm protein, 4 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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With just a couple of minor adjustments this is a 5-star dish, one I grew up with and have made many, many times in my life! To us Italians, eating pasta like this is similar to how we also thin...

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I used I can't believe its not butter medditerranean blend in place of butter and it tasted great. Its kind of bland, but great under chicken parm or a similar dish . . . I also had to use more...

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With just a couple of minor adjustments this is a 5-star dish, one I grew up with and have made many, many times in my life! To us Italians, eating pasta like this is similar to how we also thin...

This is a great side dish if you don't follow the recipe. I know that sounds strange. I am not Italian, but I never heard of putting garlic into pasta water! What a waste! I cooked the pasta ...

Pretty good. I threw in some chopped broccoli to make an all-in-one side dish. Very simple.

Pretty good. I did change it a bit. I didn't add the garlic to the water but added it to the butter and cooked it just a little bit. Simple easy and a great side dish.

I used I can't believe its not butter medditerranean blend in place of butter and it tasted great. Its kind of bland, but great under chicken parm or a similar dish . . . I also had to use more...

I cooked the Angel Hair pasta according to package directions, but omitted adding the garlic to the water. Once I drained the pasta, I reserved some of the cooking water to add to the pasta late...

Nice light side dish!

I didn't like this dish at all. I thought it would be really flavorful, but it was bland. I wouldn't make it again and apparently my guests didn't like it much either because they asked for sp...

Delicious and easy. I threw in a tiny bit of asiago and mixed with sauted mushrooms / bell peppers. Good sauce.

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