Lemony pasta is a welcome alternative to heavy, tomato sauce-laden noodles. The trifecta of basil, lemon juice, and parmesan makes a light yet flavorful dish.
under 30 minutes
1/2 pound linguine pasta
2 teaspoons butter
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil leaves
3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Cook the linguine in a large pan of boiling water until al dente as directed on the package. Drain the pasta well and return it to the pan.
Add the butter, lemon juice, basil, garlic salt, Italian seasoning, and black pepper to the pasta and toss well.
Place the pasta in individual serving bowls and sprinkle each serving with grated Parmesan. Serve immediately.
252 calories, 4 grams fat, 43 grams carbohydrates, 9 grams protein per serving.