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Try this Creamy Lemon Spaghetti with Olives and Basil recipe, or contribute your own. "Salads" and "Mediterrane" are two of the tags cooks chose for Creamy Lemon Spaghetti with Olives and Basil.
"My husband & I thought this was a great summer dish. Refreshing and light. I used the tomamtoes and olives. We discussed how we would make this again for our fancy guests....if we ever get some. :)
Ultra quick...I served with grilled portabella mushrooms."
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LEMON ZEST: cut into long strips with a zester. Cook the pasta in rapidly boiling salted water until al dente, then drain. Toss with the sour cream, then with salt, pepper and lemon zest. Working quickly, toss with the olive oil, lemon juice, cheese, garlic and olives. Transfer to a serving dish and scatter with the basil. Serve at once, with extra lemon and Parmesan for those who desire it. Serves 4. PER SERVING: 590 calories, 22 g protein, 68 g carbohydrate, 27 g fat (9 g saturated), 25 mg cholesterol, 642 mg sodium, 1 g fiber. Excerpt from SF Chronicle 05/06/98 Food Section see www.sfgate.com ; Busted by HANNEMAN Notes: "This is wonderfully smooth and creamy even though it contains just a tiny bit of cream. It can be as puckery tart as you like, depending on how much lemon you use, with bites of black olive and sweet basil to punctuate the Mediterranean flavor. " Recipe by: Marlena Spieler, San Francisco Chronicle (1998) Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by Kitpath
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ChefFiegel 3 years agoMy husband & I thought this was a great summer dish. Refreshing and light. I used the tomamtoes and olives. We discussed how we would make this again for our fancy guests....if we ever get some. :) Ultra quick...I served with grilled portabella mushrooms.
brewtal1 3 years agoWe loved this! Next time we'll put grilled chicken and pine nuts in it. Also I will make more sauce. The lemon and Basil compliment each other so well. Great dish.
CCheryl 3 years agoI can eat this everyday, yummerz, thanks for sharing the recipe, please keep them coming, CCheryl