Lemon Spaghetti Recipe
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My family loves everything lemon and everything pasta. So when I came across this recipe, it was an instant favorite. The refreshing flavor is especially good with seafood. —Cori Cooper, Boise, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) spaghetti
  • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 5 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 3 teaspoons grated lemon peel

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 257 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat.


  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cheese, lemon juice and oil. Drain spaghetti and transfer to a large bowl. Pour cheese mixture over spaghetti; toss to coat. Sprinkle with basil and lemon peel. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Spaghetti in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2011, p80

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