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Lemon pasta

🍳 15 min

🔥 849 cal

✍️ by Taisiia Dobrozorova

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Lemon pasta

1 g

Proteins

5 g

Carbs

1 g

Fats

Servings

Lemon pasta is a great way to use up leftover lemons and make a delicious meal. Lemons help to satisfy the feeling of hunger and cleanse the entire body of toxins. With a light garlic flavor and bright citrus notes, this delicious pasta is ready in just 15 minutes.

Essential ingredients

  • Spaghetti (or gluten-free spaghetti)

    150 g

  • Garlic

    3 g (1 tsp)

  • Thyme

    5 g (1 tsp)

  • Olive oil

    5 g (1 tsp)

  • Lemon

    60 g (½ pieces)

  • Pine nuts

    5 g (1 tsp)

Ingredients to taste

Salt, Black pepper

How to make

Please follow the next steps:

  1. 1

    Grate the zest from the lemons on a fine grater, then squeeze the juice.

  2. 2

    In a bowl, mix olive oil, minced garlic, thyme, lemon zest and juice. Salt and pepper. Add toasted nuts and mix well. Leave for approximately 1 hour.

  3. 3

    Then boil the pasta in a saucepan of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain, reserving 1 cup pasta water.

  4. 4

    Pour the lemon sauce into a saucepan and place over high heat. Add some water from pasta. Heat well without boiling and remove from heat.

  5. 5

    Spread the pasta and pour over the sauce. Sprinkle generously with freshly ground black pepper on top and serve.

Weight Loss Tips

  • Lemon normalizes metabolism, breaks down fats, removes toxins from the body, improves immunity, and also reduces hunger.

  • Cook the pasta in boiling salted water for 2 minutes less than indicated on the package.

  • You can leave out the pine nuts and thyme, but the pasta will get a more savory and rich flavor with these ingredients.

Additional Information

  • Cooking Method

    Simmering

  • Recipe category

    Dinner, Pasta

  • Recipe cuisine

    Italian

  • Tools

    Knife, Grater

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