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lemon alfredo

★★★☆☆ 2
a recipe by
Brandy Bender
Darrington, WA

Found in a magazine.

★★★☆☆ 2
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For lemon alfredo

  • 1
    shallot, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 2 tsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • 1/3 c
    pecorino cheese, grated
  • salt and pepper
  • 12 oz
    fettuccine pasta, cooked

How To Make lemon alfredo

  • 1
    Cook the shallot in a skillet with the butter over medium heat until golden, 3 minutes. Whisk heavy cream, egg yolk and lemon zest in a bowl; reduce the heat to low and whisk into the skillet along with the pecorino.
  • 2
    Whisk until slightly thickened, 2 minutes. Season with salt and plenty of pepper. Toss with the cooked fettuccine and some pasta-cooking water. Top with more pecorino cheese. Enjoy.