Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

This is a Canadian Health Check recipe that's seriously yummy and totally simple too!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the lemon zest, lemon juice, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, garlic cloves, Kalamata olives and cherry tomatoes.
  2. Cook pasta and reserve 1/4 cup (60mL) pasta water.
  3. Drain and toss pasta with olive oil mixture and reserved pasta water.
  4. Toss with basil and Parmesan cheese, season with salt and pepper.
  5. Garnish with extra Parmesan cheese if desired.


Most Helpful

Very good!! I put shrimp in also. Will definitely make this again. Maybe add asparugus and shrimp the next time.

55tbird March 06, 2012

wow was this delicious.. I used mini orange and yellow cherry tomatoes and grated romano instead of parmesan

MarraMamba August 15, 2009

This is a wonderfully easy and delicious pasta dish. The lemony flavor is light and tasty flavored so well with the seasonings. I used whole-wheat linguini and omitted the olives because I didn't have any though they would be delicious with it. I did add a few more tomatoes in their place, however. Very tasty! Thanks for sharing, Annacia. Made for Photo Tag.

Lainey6605 May 25, 2009

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