Spaghetti al Limone

Spaghetti al Limone

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A great vegetarian pasta dish so light, easy and quick to prepare. It's made with fresh lemons, butter and cream, any ribbon pasta will work with this recipe.


  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • parmigiano cheese, grated
  • salt and pepper
  • basil


Cook pasta in boiling salted water till al dente. Meanwhile in a large frying pan heat butter add cream and lemon juice set aside. Drain pasta reserving a 1/2 cup pasta water, and place in pan. Add lemon zest, pasta water, salt and pepper toss. Sprinkle cheese and basil on top.