Lemon Spaghetti
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Serves: 1 lb pasta
  • 1 pound spaghetti, cooked
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • grated lemon zest of 1 lemon
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice (or about 2 lemons)
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped or chiffonade
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil to cook the spaghetti, be sure to salt the water to add flavor.
  2. While the spaghetti is cooking, in a large serving bowl, whisk together oil, lemon zest and juice, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper until blended.
  3. Once pasta is done (al dente is best), strain (do not rinse!), and pour over sauce in serving bowl.
  4. Add the basil and toss all ingredients until well coated.
  5. Serve with extra Parmesan, if needed.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 6 oz
Recipe by Faithful Provisions at https://faithfulprovisions.com/basil-and-lemon-spaghetti/