How to Make a Delicious Lemon Sauce for Pasta

Adapted from a lemon sauce we tasted on Italy's Isle of Capri. So quick and easy! And delicious!

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How to Make a Delicious Lemon Sauce for Pasta Recipe
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This is the island of Capri off the coast of Southern Italy where we wandered into a little hole in the wall restaurant that served the most amazing sauce I've ever tasted! It was made with lemons...

This is the island of Capri off the coast of Southern Italy where we wandered into a little hole in the wall restaurant that served the most amazing sauce I've ever tasted! It was made with lemons...

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...so I spent many months trying to replicate that sauce until my numerous experiments resulted in this recipe. Here it is for you!  Enjoy!

...so I spent many months trying to replicate that sauce until my numerous experiments resulted in this recipe. Here it is for you! Enjoy!

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Gather your ingredients (see full list under Supplies).

Gather your ingredients (see full list under Supplies).

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Squeeze fresh lemons to make 1/2 cup lemon juice.

Squeeze fresh lemons to make 1/2 cup lemon juice.

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Put salted water on to boil.

Put salted water on to boil.

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Grate lemon for lemon zest (1 tablespoon).

Grate lemon for lemon zest (1 tablespoon).

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Now we put it all together - 2/3 c. grated cheese, 2/3 c. olive oil, lemon Juice, salt and pepper...

Now we put it all together - 2/3 c. grated cheese, 2/3 c. olive oil, lemon Juice, salt and pepper...

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When water boils, add pasta and cook until done.

When water boils, add pasta and cook until done.

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You can also add garlic powder to the mixture  - add 1 tsp. or even more if you're a garlic lover!

You can also add garlic powder to the mixture - add 1 tsp. or even more if you're a garlic lover!

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Drain the pasta.

Drain the pasta.

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Immediately add the lemon sauce to the hot cooked pasta. Top with the lemon zest and if you like, freshly ground pepper. Serve immediately. Elegant and delicious!  And so easy to make! Buon appetito!

Immediately add the lemon sauce to the hot cooked pasta. Top with the lemon zest and if you like, freshly ground pepper. Serve immediately. Elegant and delicious! And so easy to make! Buon appetito!

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