Broccoli Walnut Noodles

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California Walnut Board
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  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins

Ingredients

10ounces extra-wide curly “no yolk” noodles
2pounds broccoli, steamed (florets and peeled stems, cut in 1/2” slices)
1/2cup chopped California walnuts
1tablespoon olive oil
-- Juice of one lemon
-- Juice of 1/2 orange
-- Grated zest of one lemon
1/2teaspoon ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook noodles al dente, about 5 minutes.  Steam broccoli until tender, about 3-5 minutes. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat and add walnuts. 
  2. Sauté for about 1 minute.  Combine noodles and broccoli. 
  3. Add walnut-oil mixture and toss well. 
  4. Add citrus juices, zest, and pepper and toss well again.

(Optional:  Add 1/2 cup diced smoked turkey, low-fat chicken sausage, or seasoned tofu.) 

 

 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 470
  • Glycemic Load .55
  • Fat 16g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 75mg
  • Potassium 1020mg
  • Carbohydrate 66g
  • Fiber 10g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 21g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 140%
  • Vitamin C 370%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 30%
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