Bigelow Tea I Love Lemon Bowtie Pasta with Lemon and Basil

Bowtie Pasta with Lemon and Basil

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 Tea Concentrate:

10 bags Bigelow I Love Lemon Herb Tea*
1 cup boiling water


½ pound bow tie pasta, cooked according to package instructions, kept warm in large bowl
2-3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon freshly minced garlic (2 medium cloves)
¼ cup tea concentrate
1/8 teaspoon sugar
¼ cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
¼ teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper


Makes 4 servings: About 5 cups pasta

Prep Time:     10 minutes   Cooking Time:  13 minutes

*Variations: Try using Bigelow Lemon LiftBigelow Organic Chamomile Citrus or Lemon Ginger Herb Plus



Place tea bags in a 1-cup glass measure.  Add water.  Steep tea for 10 minutes. 

Squeeze all liquid from tea bags into cup.  Discard tea bags.  (About ½ cup tea concentrate.)

In small skillet place olive oil.  Heat oil over medium high heat for 1 minute.  Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, 1 minute.

Add 1/4 cup tea concentrate and sugar.  Continue cooking for 1 to 2 minutes to allow some of the tea to evaporate.  Remove from heat.

Pour tea and olive oil mixture over pasta in bowl.  Add basil, lemon zest, salt, and pepper.  Stir well.  Serve with bread.

Nutritional Information:

Calories 332
Protein 7 grams
Carbohydrate 42 grams
Total Fat 15 grams
Alcohol 0 grams
Cholesterol 0 milligrams
Saturated Fat 2 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 10 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 grams
Trans Fatty Acid 0 grams
Dietary Fiber, Total 2 grams
Total Sugar 2 grams
Percentage of Calories
Protein 9 %
Carbohydrate 51 %
Fat Total 40 %
Alcohol 0 %
Vitamins & Minerals
Sodium 146 milligrams
Potassium 15 milligrams
Vitamin A (RE) 14 Retinol Equivalent
Vitamin C 2 milligrams
Calcium 8 milligrams
Iron 2 milligrams
Vitamin D (ug) 0 micrograms
Vitamin E (mg) 0 micrograms
Thiamin 1 milligrams
Riboflavin 0 milligrams
Niacin 4 milligrams
Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) 0 milligrams
Folate Acid 102 micrograms
Cobalamin (Vitamin B12) 0 micrograms
Nutritional Recipe Features
Low in Cholesterol
No Trans Fat
Dairy Free


Bowtie Pasta with Lemon and Basil

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