Dilly Buttered Carrots and Rotini

Fresh or dried dill gives this quick pasta side dish a sophisticated twist without a lot of fuss. Baby cut carrots add complementary flavors and nutrition.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked rainbow or plain rotini pasta (3 oz)
2
cups ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots, cut in half lengthwise and crosswise
1
tablespoon butter
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried dill weed
1/4
teaspoon salt
Dash pepper
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, cook pasta as directed on package, adding carrots during last 2 to 3 minutes of cooking time; cook until pasta is tender and carrots are crisp-tender. Drain; return to saucepan.
  • 2 Add butter, dill, salt and pepper; toss gently to coat.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    80
    (
    Calories from Fat
    15),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    160mg
    160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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