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Tasty Angel Hair Pasta Made With Tilapia

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Fish and pasta are a very popular pairing in Italian cooking. Try Chef Anotonio's recipe for Angel Hair with Tilapia, made with Dreamfields Pasta, a delicious pasta with only 5 grams of digestible carbohydrates
  Angel hair 13 1⁄4 Ounce (Dreamfields, 1 Box)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Julienned carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), or thickly shredded
  Crushed red pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Marinara sauce 8 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Sliced fresh basil 2 Tablespoon
  Tilapia fillets 1 Pound (2 To 4 Fillets)
  Fresh lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Toasted sliced almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1) Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. 2) Add onion, parsley, garlic and carrots; stir well.
3) Add red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Continue cooking about 5 minutes, until onion is browned, stirring frequently. Add marinara sauce and fresh basil. Cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4) Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions.
5) Place tilapia fillets in skillet.
6) Pour lemon juice and wine over fish. Cook 2 minutes; turn carefully with spatula. Continue cooking 2 minutes or until cooked through (fish flakes easily when tested with fork). Remove from heat.
7) Remove fish from skillet. Cut into 1-inch wide pieces.
8) Drain pasta; toss pasta with sauce in skillet. Gently stir in fish.

9) Top with Parmesan cheese and toasted almonds. Serve into 6 serving plates.

10) To toast almonds, spread on rimmed baking pan. Place in 350°F oven 8 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Remove from oven; cool completely.

11) Nutrition information (1/6 of recipe): 440 calories; 28 g protein; 16 g digestible carbohydrates*; 12 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 39 mg cholesterol; 325 mg sodium; 8 g total dietary fiber.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
16 Minutes
Angel Hair Pasta is a very popular Italian dish. It is usually made with fish, which is tossed with cheese. Try this authentic Italian dish anytime.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 470 Calories from Fat 129

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.6%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g16.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 35.8 mg11.9%

Sodium 343.9 mg14.3%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19%

Sugars 4.9 g

Protein 27 g54.4%

Vitamin A 94.9% Vitamin C 37.8%

Calcium 16.4% Iron 12.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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