This authentic pasta recipe is very yummy, very healthy and on top of it very easy to make! Enjoy the rich Italian flavor of garlic, basil and more.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 1 (16 ounce) package dry fettuccini noodles
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 teaspoons butter
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, divided
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 1/2 tablespoons black pepper
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain, reserving 2 cups of water.
Bring the 2 cups reserved pasta water to a boil. Stir in olive oil, butter, 1/2 the lemon juice and the garlic. season with 1 tablespoon basil, parsley, salt and pepper. Boil 1 minute.
In a large bowl, combine pasta with sauce. Toss with remaining lemon juice and basil. Cover, and refrigerate 5 hours or overnight.