TOP RECIPE SEARCHES
Salmon, Bbq Sauce, Baked Salmon
Linguini with Bacon and Peas

Submitted by:

Smart Balance

Articles You May Find Interesting

Climb Your Way to a Healthier Heart!

The moves in this workout might take you back to gym class. But there’s a good reason they’re still around: They work!     Jump Rope (2 minutes)   Jumping Jacks (30 seconds)   Inchworm 1 minute (1...

The Power of Exercise: How Exercise May Help Prevent and Treat Heart Disease

He was playing his saxophone in the Birmingham Alabama church orchestra when the first signs of trouble developed: a pulsating jaw and intermittent back pain. A little while later, sitting in the...

Be Active…Take to the Hills!

In another post, we talked about how interval training can build up your endurance, helping your heart to pump more efficiently. When you’re ready to add a little variety—and challenge—to your...

Sometimes the best dishes are the simplest. This al dente pasta recipe is full of buttery flavor and accented with peas, bacon and Romano cheese.

This recipe was originally created as part of our Spring For Flavor recipe feature.

Recipe Ingredients

8 oz linguini
2 tbsp Smart Balance® Butter and Canola Oil Blend
2 tbsp Smart Balance® Cooking Oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup of fresh or frozen peas, thawed
salt and ground pepper
1/4 cup pecorino Romano, grated
3 slices center-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled

Recipe Steps

Set a large pot of salted water to boil.

In a large pan, heat butter and oil over medium heat; add garlic, stir occasionally until they begin to soften, 1 to 2 minutes. Add peas; season with salt and pepper and cook about 2 minutes.

In the meantime, cook pasta in boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions.

Reserve 1 cup pasta water; drain pasta, and add to the pan with peas. Toss well and add some reserved pasta water a little at a time to coat, and pecorino Romano. Toss with bacon pieces and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings.

 

Nutrition Per Serving:
Calories 255
Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fatty Acid 0g
Poly Fat 2g
Mono Fat 5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 135mg
Carbohydrates 32g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 8g