Ingredients
  • 1Lb. Barilla Gluten-Free or Multigrain Spaghettihttp://www.barilla.com
  • 3Tablespoons Felippo Berio Olive OilOlive oil helps decrease the total cholesterol and “bad” LDL cholesterol levels
  • 4 Cloves of Chopped GarlicThese conditions include high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high cholesterol, inherited high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, heart attack, reduced blood flow due to narrowed arteries, and “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis).
  • 10 Sliced Asparagus StalksHealth benefits. Asparagus is good for your ticker in a variety of ways. … Asparagus also has more than 1 gram of soluble fiber per cup, which lowers the risk of heart disease, and the amino acid asparagine helps flush your body of excess salt.
  • 2 Sliced ZucchiniZucchini is also a wonderful source of potassium, a heart-friendly nutrient that helps moderate your blood pressure levels and counters the effects of too much sodium.
  • 1.5Cups Low Fat Ricotta
  • 1/4 Fresh Lemon, thinly sliced into quartersResearch has shown that eating fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke
  • 1/2Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 15-20Grinds Fresh Black Pepper
  • 1Tablespoon Dried ParsleyParsley helps prevent heart disease by preventing blood vessels from oxidative damage.
Instructions
  1. First, start your pot of water for your spaghetti.
  2. Next, add your chopped/sliced veggies, 4-5 lemon wedges, salt and pepper, and olive oil to a skillet and saute over a low heat for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Then, add your ricotta and parsley to the skillet and keep on a low heat for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Add your cooked spaghetti to your veggies and ricotta, add shaved Parmesan, parsley, and lemon zest, and drizzle some olive oil and mix and serve…This dish is light and super healthy….Happy National Spaghetti Day Friends!!!
Recipe Notes

If you have a sour lemon, I would only use a couple slices and remove upon serving.

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