This recipe has Fat (total lipid) as 72.2% and Sodium as 59.1% (as a percentage of RDA).
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Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 4.7% of RDA
• Calories: 37.4% of RDA
• Carbs: 24.0% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 72.2% of RDA
• Fiber: 40.0% of RDA
• Fructose: 2.6% of RDA
• Protein: 20.4% of RDA
• Sodium: 59.1% of RDA
• Sugar: 9.1% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 20.0% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 25.6% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 23.1% of RDA
• Iron: 7.1% of RDA
• Magnesium: 47.8% of RDA
• Manganese: 36.9% of RDA
• Niacin: 14.0% of RDA
• Potassium: 16.6% of RDA
• Zinc: 23.2% of RDA
If any nutritional component is greater than 50% of RDA
(or any vitamin/mineral is greater than 400% of RDA),
the recipe gets a “Nutrition to Note” rating.
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Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
As the water is coming to a boil, grate zucchini and dry with paper towels, peel and mince/press garlic, grate parmesan cheese, mince herbs.
Add pasta to water with one bouillon cube. Cook according to package instructions.
While pasta is cooking, add oil to a large sauté pan over medium high heat.
Add garlic, red pepper flakes and black pepper – sauté for 30 seconds – stirring so garlic does not burn.
Add grated zucchini to the saute pan. Continue to cook over medium high heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
Scoop up 1 cup of the pasta water and hold to the side.
After cooking the zucchini for 5 minutes, add lemon juice and a few tbs of reserved pasta water to zucchini mixture. Give the zucchini a stir and continue to cook for 2 more minutes. Add herbs and sprinkle 1/4 cup of cheese onto zucchini mixture. Stir to combine.
When ready, drain pasta and add to zucchini mixture.
Stir to combine. Add walnuts and sprinkle remaining parmesan over the pasta and stir one last time. If the dish is really dry, add a tbs or so of reserved pasta water.
Sprinkle with a little minced herbs and parmesan on top for before serving.
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Protein 23.0 g
Carbohydrates 65.9 g
Iron 1.34 mg
Fiber 11.2 g
Calcium 47.2 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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