LEMON-GARLIC FETTUCCINE

1
Ellen Bales

By
@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

Rating:

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Comments:
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)

How to Make LEMON-GARLIC FETTUCCINE

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.

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About LEMON-GARLIC FETTUCCINE

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




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