The next time you are in a time crunch for lunch or dinner, I hope you try out this recipe for Lemon Parmesan Spaghetti. I am completely addicted to the tangy bite of the lemon and Parmesan combination. Love it!

Easy Lemon Parmesan Spaghetti

Tip: To make this dish more substantial, add in sliced pieces of grilled chicken.

Easy Lemon Parmesan Spaghetti

Lemon Parmesan Spaghetti

The next time you are in a time crunch for lunch or dinner, I hope you try out this recipe for Lemon Parmesan Spaghetti.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice about 3 lemons
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil leaves

Instructions 

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta until it is tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes. Whisk the lemon juice, oil and Parmesan in a bowl to blend.
  • Drain the pasta and reserve approximately 1 c. of the pasta water. Toss the pasta with the lemon sauce, and pasta water, adding 1/4 c. at a time as needed to moisten. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with lemon zest and chopped basil.