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Lemon Spaghetti

Lemon Spaghetti Healthy Recipe

Lemon Spaghetti

Lemon Spaghetti Healthy Recipe

This easy recipe for Lemon Spaghetti is a must have for everyone’s cook book. Easy, fast, and so delicious! You can even have the kids join in and help!

Ingredients

1 pound spaghetti
2/3 cup olive oil
2/3 cup grated Parmesan
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 3 lemons)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil leaves

Directions

Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes.
Meanwhile, whisk the oil, Parmesan, and lemon juice in a large bowl to blend.
Drain the pasta, reserving 1 cup of the cooking liquid.
Toss the pasta with the lemon sauce, and the reserved cooking liquid, adding 1/4 cup at a time as needed to moisten.
Season with salt and pepper.
Garnish with lemon zest and chopped basil.

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Lemon Spaghetti
This easy recipe is a must have for everyone's cook book. Easy, fast, and so delicious! You can even have the kids join in and help!
Lemon Spaghetti Healthy Recipe
Cook Time 18 Minutes
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Cook Time 18 Minutes
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Lemon Spaghetti Healthy Recipe
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk the oil, Parmesan, and lemon juice in a large bowl to blend.
  3. Drain the pasta, reserving 1 cup of the cooking liquid.
  4. Toss the pasta with the lemon sauce, and the reserved cooking liquid, adding 1/4 cup at a time as needed to moisten.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Garnish with lemon zest and chopped basil. 
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Grilled Hawaiian Chicken

Grilled Hawaiian Chicken

Grilled Hawaiian Chicken

This Grilled Hawaiian Chicken sizzles with flavors from the islands! Pair that aromatic brown sugar with other unique flavors and you are in for a treat!

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup ketchup
3/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/3 cup sherry or chicken broth
2-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger root
1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
24 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 5 pounds)

DIRECTIONS:

In a small bowl, mix the first six ingredients. Reserve 1-1/3 cups for basting; cover and refrigerate. Divide remaining marinade between two large resealable plastic bags. Add 12 chicken thighs to each; seal bags and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
Drain and discard marinade from chicken. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until no longer pink; baste occasionally with reserved marinade during the last 5 minutes.

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp w/ Zucchini Noodles

Cilantro Lime Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

Cilantro Lime Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

This cilantro lime shrimp with zucchini noodles is simply drool worthy. Lime and cilantro combo makes for a full-flavored dish that tastes like restaurant quality, while only taking minutes to prepare! A perfect low-carb option when you’re looking for a quick, light dinner that’s packed with flavor!

Ingredients list for the Cilantro Lime Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

1 lb (450g) shrimp, shelled and deveined
2 + 1 tablespoons olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 pinch red pepper flakes (optional)
1/4 cup vegetable broth
1 teaspoon honey
Juice of 1 1/2 lime
3 medium zucchini, spiralized or cut into noodles
Salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
1 teaspoon lime zest
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

Directions

1. In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, 1 tablespoon cilantro, honey, lime juice and lime zest. Add uncooked shrimp and toss to mix well. Marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.

2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat, add the drained shrimp, cook for 2 minutes, flip, and add the marinade. Cook for 1 more minute and set the shrimp aside.

3. In the same skillet add vegetable broth to deglaze and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the zucchini noodles and cook until just tender, about 2 minutes. Add the shrimp and adjust seasoning. Toss everything and serve immediately topped with additional cilantro, enjoy!

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp w/ Zucchini Noodles
This cilantro lime shrimp with zucchini noodles is simply drool worthy. Lime and cilantro combo makes for a full-flavored dish that tastes like restaurant quality, while only taking minutes to prepare! A perfect low-carb option when you’re looking for a quick, light dinner that’s packed with flavor
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
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Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, 1 tablespoon cilantro, honey, lime juice and lime zest.
  2. Add uncooked shrimp and toss to mix well. Marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat, add the drained shrimp, cook for 2 minutes, flip, and add the marinade.
  4. Cook for 1 more minute and set the shrimp aside.
  5. In the same skillet add vegetable broth to deglaze and simmer for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the zucchini noodles and cook until just tender, about 2 minutes.
  7. Add the shrimp and adjust seasoning.
  8. Toss everything and serve immediately topped with additional cilantro, enjoy!
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