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Lemon Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Lemon Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Lemon Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by katherineann1

Makes 8 servings



Lemon Pasta w 1 pound of pasta

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Pasta

2/3 cup olive oil
2/3 cup grated Parmesan
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1 (1/4 teaspoon) Salt
1 (1/4 teaspoon) Ground black pepper
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil leaves

Recipe Directions for Lemon Pasta

  1. Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes. Meanwhile, whisk the oil, Parmesan, and lemon juice in a large bowl to blend.

  2. Drain the pasta, reserving 1 cup of the cooking liquid. Toss the pasta with the lemon sauce, and the reserved cooking liquid, adding 1/4 cup at a time as needed to moisten. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with lemon zest and chopped basil.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 44.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
184
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.4g
31%
Saturated Fat
3.9g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
147mg
6%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
1.8g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
3.3g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 10% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
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