Pasta al Limone

Pasta al Limone is a bright, creamy and easy-to-prepare Italian pasta dish that’s the perfect for impressing your guests or for a simple and rewarding weeknight dinner.

Prep: 5 Min

– Quality extra virgin olive oil – Butter – Garlic – Heavy cream – Pasta water – Lemon, zested & juiced  – Fresh parmesan – Spaghetti  – Kosher salt – Black pepper

Cook: 25 Min


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Step 1

Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Grate parmesan, then zest and juice one lemon (separating both). Set aside. Add spaghetti to boiling water and start making the sauce.

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Step 2

Add oil, butter and garlic to a saucepan and sauté over medium heat. Next, add heavy cream and bring to a simmer and whisk. Add pasta water, then stir in ¾ of lemon zest and stir.

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Step 3

Add half of parmesan. Stir constantly until parmesan evenly dissolves. Add lemon juice, stir, then add remaining parmesan and stir again.

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Step 4

Once pasta is cooked and sauce has slightly thickened, remove from heat and divide among bowls. Top with remaining lemon zest, fresh parmesan and a grind of black pepper.

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Get the recipe details via the link below!