Linguine with Green Beans and Goat Cheese
ounces dried linguine or spaghetti
9 ounce package frozen cut green beans
medium leeks, thinly sliced (about 2/3 cup)
cup chopped walnuts
tablespoons olive oil
tablespoon butter or margarine
tablespoon snipped fresh thyme or marjoram
ounces semisoft goat cheese (chevre), crumbled
Cracked black pepper
- 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.
- 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