Pasta al Limone

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Just like you'd taste in Italy!

Camille C.
Camille C.

3 minutes

Prep time

10 minutes

Cook time

424 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Pot (small), Colander, Grater, Citrus juicer, Frying pan


Pasta (spaghetti)

Step 1

Cook the pasta in a pot of salted boiling water according to the package instructions.


Step 2

Grate the lemon zest into a bowl & set aside.


Step 3

Juice the lemon.

Pasta (spaghetti)

Step 4

Drain the pasta 1 to 2 min before it's done cooking. Reserve a bit of the pasta cooking liquid.

Butter (unsalted)

Step 5

In a pan over low heat, melt the butter. Add the lemon juice & stir for 2 min.

Step 6

Add half of the lemon zest. Season with salt & pepper. The sauce should thicken slightly.

Step 7

Transfer the cooked pasta to the pan. Add a bit of the pasta cooking liquid. Increase the heat to medium.

Parmesan (grated)

Step 8

Add the grated parmesan & cook for 2 min, or until the cheese melts into the sauce.

Step 9

Simmer over low heat for 2 more min, stirring frequently. Season with salt & pepper.

Parmesan (grated)

Step 10

Remove from heat. Serve the pasta garnished with grated parmesan & remaining lemon zest. Mangia!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy424 cal.
Fat16 g
Carbohydrates56 g
Protein14 g
Fiber3 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Pasta al Limone" contains 424 Energy, 16 g of Fat, 56 g of Carbohydrates, 14 g of Protein, 3 g of Fiber.

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Pasta al Limone
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