LEMON-GARLIC FETTUCCINE

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

This is an awesome meatless recipe I received not long ago and it's a good one to serve during Lent. Just add a salad or some fruit and you have a great meal.
Recipe & photo: Taste of Home
02-27-15


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Serves:

4

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 tsp
grated lemon peel
2 tsp
minced fresh parsley
2 clove
garlic, minced
8 oz
fettuccine, uncooked

SAUCE:

1/4 c
butter (1/2 stick)
1 small
onion, chopped
2 clove
garlic minced
1 tsp
grated lemon peel
1/2 c
heavy whipping cream
1/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
pepper
4 oz
cream cheese, cubed
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
2
plum tomatoes, chopped
2 tsp
minced fresh parsley
grated parmesan cheese (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl, mix the lemon peel, parsley and garlic. Cook fettuccine according to package directions; drain.
2
SAUCE: In a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion, cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until tender. Add the garlic and lemon peel; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in cream, salt and pepper. Whisk in cream cheese until melted. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Stir in lemon juice.
3
Add the pasta, tomatoes and parsley to skillet; toss to combine. Serve immediately with lemon peel mixture and, if desired, Parmesan cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian