Simple Spaghetti Al Limone

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Recipe video made by Ryan Published on 44 days ago, viewed by 229 , 0 Comments
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Quick and fresh in flavor, this is a simple classic.

What you will need

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1 lb Spaghetti

2 lemons

5 oz. Grated Parmesan

Freshly ground Black Pepper

6 Tbsp Olive Oil

3 oz. fresh Basil

(Nutritional facts 236 calories, 13.74 g fat, 19.17 g carbohydrates, 9.4 g protein, 13 mg cholesterol, 784 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Gather the ingredients.

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Cook the spaghetti to the desired doneness in salted and vigorously boiling water.

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Strain the pasta, but reserve a couple of cups of pasta water for the sauce.

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Pick the basil. Roll up the leaves and slice them thin.

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owl. The zest isn't crucial, it just adds a nice touch. After zesting, slice the lemons in half and juice them into the bowl.

If you have a zester or a microplane, first zest the lemons into a mixing bowl. The zest isn't crucial, it just adds a nice touch. After zesting, slice the lemons in half and juice them into the bowl.

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Toss in the grated parmesan.

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Add the olive oil.

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Add a pinch of salt and a few turns of fresh ground black pepper.

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Add the spaghetti and toss to coat.

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ve the parmesan into a silky sauce. You won't need all of the water, just enough to form a sauce.

Add some hot pasta water in splashes as you mix. This should help to dissolve the parmesan into a silky sauce. You won't need all of the water, just enough to form a sauce.

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To finish, toss in the sliced basil.

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