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Lemon-Parmesan Pasta Topper

For a tasty trio that brightens any pasta dish, combine grated Parmesan with lemon peel and garlic. Sprinkle on or pass around the table. —Karen Berner, Taste of Home Chief Food Editor
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
  • Makes
    1 serving


  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Hot cooked pasta
  • Pasta sauce, optional


  • Toss cheese with lemon zest and garlic. Sprinkle over pasta and, if desired, sauce.
Nutrition Facts
3 tablespoons: 55 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 154mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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