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Simple Lemon Pepper Bow Tie Pasta

Ingredients


1 pkg farfalle (bow tie)
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon each ground pepper,  cayenne pepper and dried basil
1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup fresh parsley
2 teaspoons finely minced garlic
2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
salt

Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Sprinkle around 1 teaspoon salt in water,  and then add  the pasta and cook, stirring often, until al dente, about 12 minutes. Drain and transfer to salad bowl.

 In a a bowl whisk together lemon and oil. Add the Parmesan, garlic, herbs, and lemon zest, season with salt and peppers, and toss together till well coated.

15 comments:

  1. another great way to cook simple pasta (besides my all time favorite - aglio olio e peperoncini); great photo!

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  2. Sounds simple & nice! A perfect diet menu for the day. :o)
    Thanks & happy weekend.
    Blessings, Kristy

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  3. Simple and easy, but I'll bet it was good.

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  4. When do you use the lemon juice and olive oil? There are no directions for those ingredients in the recipe...

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  5. wow nice catch @Teri and thank you! I revised it! :) thank you!

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  6. simplicity is always welcome in our home! nice and light!

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  7. I love this flavoring - lemon and olive oil let the pasta be the star. And the best thing? Dinner is ready in the time it takes to cook the pasta!

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  8. This is just the type of pasta I love! I could eat this all day long!

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  9. Simplicity and pasta are usually a winning combination!

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  10. Mmmmmm...this would be the perfect side for many entrees at our house! Thanks, Claudia~

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  11. This is simple, lovely and sounds delicious.

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  12. I love fresh and easy pasta dishes...looks delightful :)

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  13. simple and with my favorites flavors:lemon and olives oil!

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