There are times when the simplest things really do work best. Lemon Pasta! There’s nothing needlessly extra about this recipe, and you won’t want it any other way. This recipe is incredibly simple and delicious, with a silky cheesy sauce made from lemons and freshly ground black peppercorns.
Why You’ll Love This Pasta al Limone Recipe
- Simple (and Authentic!) Perfection. A classic Italian pasta for which “authentic” recipes abound, lemon pasta—or, as it’s known in Italian, pasta al limone—is a simple pasta dish consisting of a long noodle-shaped pasta (usually spaghetti), lemon (zest and juice), butter or olive oil, Parmesan, salt, and a generous amount of black pepper.
- No need for heavy cream. Like Ricotta Pasta, one of the neatest things about this spaghetti al limone is the fact that you don’t need heavy ingredients to create a rich, silky sauce. It’s a lemon sauce with no heavy cream. The pasta’s own starches create the magic.
- Pantry Ingredients. You’ve probably opened the fridge, dug through the pantry and asked yourself: What will I be cooking for dinner? Lemon pasta is the answer. It’s made with six simple ingredients and you likely have most…