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Zesty Lemon Pasta

Food Network Canada
PREP TIME
5 min
COOK TIME
15 min
YIELDS
4 servings

An extremely easy side-dish with fresh citrus taste that’s paired with delicious cheese flavor.

Why I love this recipe

It’s quick, easy, and is great hot or cold!

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Ingredients

1
large lemon (juice and zest peel)
1
cup freshly grated Parmesan
¼
cup salted butter (½ stick)
1
box pasta of your choice (rotini is great)
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Directions

Notes

If a sweeter side-dish (ideal for poultry) is required, you can substitute 2 limes instead of 1 lemon.

Step 1

Zest the skin from one large lemon into a small bowl.

Step 2

Juice the lemon into the bowl with the zest.

Step 3

Cook the pasta as per directions on box.

Step 4

Add chopped half-stick of butter to cooked pasta in a large serving bowl, allow to melt.

Step 5

Sprinkle on 1 cup of Parmesan cheese.

Step 6

Add zest and lemon juice.

Step 7

Stir pasta until coated in butter, cheese and lemon.

Step 8

Garnish with fresh basil (optional) serve and enjoy!

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