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Lemon Pasta with Fresh Tomato Basil Mozzarella Pasta

I always love a light blend of pasta for either a whole meal or side dish.
Here is one of my very favorites with lots of topping suggestions!


1 pound of your favorite pasta boiled in salt water drained and tossed with 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and 1/4 cup freshly grated Romano Cheese. Set aside.

Sauce:
1 freshly squeezed lemon no pits!
1/2 teaspoon black pepper, oregano, parsley and basil dried
pinch of cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon finely minced fresh garlic
1/4 cup melted butter
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup grating cheese

Mix all together in a pan or microwave safe bowl, warm it up in the microwave or stove top till everything is blended together.

Pour over pasta. Garnish with suggestions below.

Garnish for photo above:
chunks of fresh mozzarella cheese
grape tomatoes cleaned and cut in half
long shredded Parmesan cheese
Fresh basil leaves

Other suggestions for topping this pasta:

Black Olives
Roasted Peppers and Artichoke Hearts





10 comments:

  1. This is perfect for the nights where I need a quick dinner. That happens to be almost every night...lol.

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  2. This Mediterranean pasta is very good and so fresh with the addition of lemon. Bye, have a good day

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  3. Yum! This s my kind of meal quick, simple and full of flavor.

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  4. Çok güzel ve iştah açıcı görünüyor. Ellerinize, emeğinize sağlık.

    Saygılar..

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  5. looks fresh and delicious this pasta. Great presentation too mia cara. Buone le penne al limone.

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  6. What a beautiful, filling yet simple dish! Looks like a perfect lunch for me!

    <3 Dana @ This Silly Girl's Life

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  7. Hi Claudia! This pasta looks soo hearty and delicious! I love the tomatoes and basil. Have a wonderful evening~

    xoxo,
    Tammy<3

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  8. Dear Claudia, I love this fresh and delicious dish. Blessings dearest. Catherine xo

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  9. Simple and delicious! I could eat this night after night!

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  10. Love love LOVE fresh mozzarella in pasta dishes. Yum!

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