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Broccoli Walnut Noodles

Broccoli Walnut NoodlesRecipe courtesy of Walnut Marketing Board.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (12-ounce) package extra wide curly "no yolk" noodles
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
2 pounds broccoli, steamed (florets and peeled stems, cut in 1/2-inch slices)
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons olive oil
Juice and zest of 1 lemon
Juice of 1/2 orange
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

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

Makes 4 servings.

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

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 348; Total Fat: 18g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Total Carbs: 40g; Fiber: 9g; Protein: 13g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Walnut Marketing Board.