“This nutritious low-fat penne recipe can effectively spark the taste buds as either a refreshing first course, or a carefree lunch dish. This is an original created by Chef Antonio Cecconi of Minneapolis.”
READY IN:
36mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions,el dente, (DO NOT OVERCOOK).
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large (12") frying pan over medium heat.
  3. Add mint, peppers and 1 tablespoon of cilantro and cook for 3 minutes, stirring often.
  4. Add cucumber, hearts of palm, 1 tablespoon chopped peanuts and lemon zest.
  5. Add water, soy sauce and lemon juice.
  6. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Drain pasta well and add to frying pan.
  8. Toss well, cover and cook for 3 minutes over high heat.
  9. When done, transfer pasta to a large serving bowl.
  10. Garnish with remaining 1 tablespoon of cilantro and 1 tablespoon of peanuts.
  11. Serve while hot.

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