Lemon Tagliatelle

By June 19, 2020 August 20th, 2020 Pasta/Rice
Creamy Lemon Pasta with toasted pine nuts, lemon juice, rocket, basil and parmesan cheese

This pasta is quick and easy to make. It’s creamy, zesty and so flavoursome

Serves

1

Prep time

5 Minutes

Cooking time

15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 100g tagliatelle 
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • zest of ½ lemon
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese + extra for garnish
  • ½ cup fresh rocket 
  • ½ cup fresh basil
  • Salt
  • Black pepper

Garnish:

  • A sprig of fresh basil
  • Extra grated parmesan cheese 

Method

  • Cook pasta according to the packet, drain and reserve a little of the water
  • Meanwhile, toast the pine nuts in a dry frying pan over medium heat until fragrant. Stir to prevent burning. Remove from heat and set aside
  • Place the drained pasta into the frying pan, add the butter, lemon juice, zest, parmesan cheese, and a little of the reserved water. Stir over medium heat until it becomes creamy
  • Add the rocket and basil, stir until wilted. Season with salt and pepper
  • Place pasta in a serving bowl and garnish with a sprig of basil and extra grated cheese
  • Serve and Enjoy!

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