Linguine with Green Beans and Goat Cheese

Here's an easy vegetarian pasta meal that can be ready in under 30 minutes.

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 13 mins
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Linguine with Green Beans and Goat Cheese
Ingredients
12
cups water
1/2
teaspoon salt
8
ounces dried linguine or spaghetti
1
9 ounce package frozen cut green beans
2
medium leeks, thinly sliced (about 2/3 cup)
1/2
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
tablespoon snipped fresh thyme or marjoram
4
ounces semisoft goat cheese (chevre), crumbled
 
Cracked black pepper
Directions
  1. Bring the water and salt to boiling in a 4-quart Dutch oven. Add pasta; boil for 5 minutes. Add green beans. Continue boiling, uncovered, about 5 minutes more or until pasta is tender but still firm. Drain in a colander and set aside.
  2. Cook leeks and walnuts in hot olive oil and butter in the same Dutch oven for 3 to 4 minutes or until leeks are tender and walnuts are lightly toasted. Stir in drained pasta mixture and thyme; heat through. Transfer mixture to a serving platter. Sprinkle with cheese and pepper. Serve immediately. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Linguine with Green Beans and Goat Cheese)
    Per serving:
  • 351 kcal cal.,
  • 19 g fat
  • (6 g sat. fat,
  • 20 mg chol.,
  • 125 mg sodium,
  • 35 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 11 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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