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Creamy Lemon Pasta Recipe

This is quick creamy hearty food but not low cal.
It will make you feel loved in every bite.
Creamy Lemon Pasta

Ingredients

For the pasta :
Pasta of your choice 500 g
Salt
4 tbsp of unsalted butter

For the sauce:
2 egg yolks
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup Parmesan
1 Lemon zest
Juice of one Lemon
Salt
Black Pepper

chopped parsley

Directions

Pasta :
Cook the pasta in a large pot of generously salted boiling water (1 tablespoon of salt for every 6 cups of water) until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally.
Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water. Return drained spaghetti to the pot.
Stir in the 2 tbsp of butter making sure all pasta is well covered. Add pasta cooking water if more liquid is needed.

Sauce :
While pasta is boiling make the sauce.
In a bowl, add the yolks, cream, Parmesan, zest of the whole lemon and juice , the salt and good grind of pepper, and beat with a fork. You don't want it fluffy, just combined. Taste.

Final steps :

Mix sauce into the warm pasta making sure all pasta is covered.
Garnish with chopped parsley.
Add more Parmesan.
Enjoy

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Number of Servings: 6
Style: European, Italian

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