Lemon Spaghetti Recipe

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


Submitted by sherer34

Makes 6 servings



Light lemon & olive oil sauce for spaghetti

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Spaghetti

1 pound spaghetti
1/3 cup olive oil
2/3 cup grated Parmesan
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1 1/2 tablespoons dried basil

Recipe Directions for Lemon Spaghetti

  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 121.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
378
Calories from Fat
152
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.9g
26%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
43.8g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
12.9g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 14% Iron 15%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
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