Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

From 365 Ways to Cook Pasta. Plus 3 variations... 4 dinners in one!

Directions

  1. Cook pasta in plenty of boiling salted water until al dente, abut 10 minutes. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a skillet, over low heat, stirring until creamy.
  3. Stir in lemon zest and juice.
  4. Toss lemon sauce with hot pasta and serve.
  5. Variation 1: add 1 6.5 ounce can tuna and 2 T chopped parsley. Heat for 1 minute before tossing with the pasta.
  6. Variation 2: add 1 cup frozen peas to the butter. Heat until peas are tender, about 3 minutes.
  7. Variation 3: Shred 6 ounces zucchini and add to the butter. Heat, stirring until crisp tender, about 3 minutes.

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