Lemon-Pepper Pasta

Light, refreshing and simple. This pasta is great served as a side, or you can add chicken or shrimp and some veggies for a main dish. When you have a busy weekday schedule this is a great go to meal. Enjoy!

Lemon-Pepper Pasta
2 Tbsp. olive oil
3 Tbsp. butter
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tsp. coarse black pepper
2 lemons, zested and juiced
1/2 lb. angel hair
1/2 C. shredded or torn basil leaves
Grated Parmesan cheese, to pass at table

Cook pasta according to package. In a large skillet combine olive oil and butter over medium heat. Add garlic, pepper and the lemon zest. Add a ladle of cooking water to lemon pepper butter and stir in the lemon juice. Salt to taste. Drain pasta and toss with lemon-pepper butter. Add the basil to the pasta and toss.

1 comment

    • Judy on September 27, 2013 at 2:01 pm

    I’m trying this tonight along with
    my chicken dish. Will let you know how it was. I’m sure it’ll be good.

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