Lemon Pasta with Fresh Tomato Basil Mozzarella Pasta

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Lemon Pasta with Fresh Tomato Basil Mozzarella Pasta

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.


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


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

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

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

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


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

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

    <3 Dana @ This Silly Girl's Life

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


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

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

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


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