Pasta al Limone

12 reviews

Just like you'd taste in Italy!

Camille C.
Camille C.
Very easy

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!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy424 cal.
Fat16 g
Carbohydrates56 g
Protein14 g
Fiber3 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

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