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spaghetti with lemon sauce

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

This is a lemony pasta dish, perfect for a summer evening. Serve with a green salad.unknown source

(3 ratings)

Ingredients For spaghetti with lemon sauce

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • two garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup light cream, or half and half
  • 1 teaspoon finely minced lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 pounds spaghetti
  • fresh parsley minced

How To Make spaghetti with lemon sauce

  • 1
    in a large skillet, large enough to hold the pasta when cooked, sauté the garlic in the butter until it just begins to turn color, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 2
    Add the cream and the zest and cook over medium heat, uncovered, 3 to 4 minutes, stirring most of the time with a rubber spatula. The cream should thickened a little. Add salt and freshly ground pepper.
  • 3
    Cook the pasta, drain it and add it to the sauce. Add one half of the lemon juice, toss the pasta lightly but well, cooking it 1 to 2 minutes over heat. Taste for lemon flavor and add more lemon juice if you feel it needs it. Top with parsley and serve. Makes four servings.

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