Lemon Garlic Fettuccine

If you can round up a lemon, a couple of cloves of garlic and some pasta from the pantry, you’re well on your way to dinner! This simple pasta shines on its own, but is also a great partner for seafood.


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1 lemon, zested
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons butter
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 pound fettuccini
Note: This dish get even better when you chiffonade a little basil and add a sprinkling of toasted pine nuts, crunchy sliced almonds or toasted homemade bread crumbs.
  1. Combine the lemon zest and olive oil in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Melt the butter, add the chopped garlic and set aside.
  3. Cook the fettuccini until al dente.
  4. Just before serving, whisk the lemon oil and garlic butter together until combined.
  5. Pour the mixture over the hot pasta and toss to coat.


Preparation Time: 
About 20 minutes.