Linguine with Lemon Sauce

Linguine with Lemon Sauce


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest, plus more for serving
  • 1/2 pound fresh or dried linguine
  • 4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese, plus extra cheese to serve on the side


  1. Bring a pot of salted water to boil.

  2. Heat the butter in a skillet and add the lemon zest.

  3. Drop the linguine into the boiling water. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

  4. Add the cream to the butter and lemon zest mixture. Add the pasta and lemon juice and stir until just heated through. Add the Parmesan and toss. Serve with additional Parmesan and lemon zest on the side.

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