Easy Pasta with Lemon Sauce Recipe

This pasta is filled with starches from your boiling noodles and not only contains nutrients but also helps to thicken as a sauce.

In this case, l chose lemon juice and topped the dish with lemon zest for an extra touch of citrus. It is super light, but that's a good thing because you don't want to overpower with lemon flavor. Just a touch will do. Don't forget the jalapeno peppers and asparagus.

Easy Pasta with Lemon Sauce
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Pasta with Lemon Sauce Recipe


Ingredients

➠4 pasta (any pasta to your preference)
➠2 jalapeno peppers, sliced
➠10 spears asparagus spears, chopped into thirds
➠3 cloves garlic, minced
➠1 tablespoon olive oil
➠1 tomato, quartered
➠10 large basil leaves, torn
➠Juice from half a lemon
➠Salt and pepper to taste
➠Chopped parsley and lemon zest for serving

Cooking Directions

Get a pot of salted water boiling and prepare your pasta as normal. While pasta is cooking, heat a large pan to medium heat and add peppers, asparagus, garlic, and olive oil. Toss and cook about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and basil leaves. Toss to combine and took about 2-3 minutes. You want the tomatoes to begin to soften, but not too much.

Drain the pasta when ready and reserve about a quarter cup of the pasta water. Add lemon juice and reserved pasta water to the pan and stir. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour pasta mixture into a large serving dish, then top with cracked black pepper, parsley and lemon zest. Serve!
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