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Parmesan Basil Spaghetti


  • 3 ounces uncooked thin spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  • 1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. In a small custard cup, combine the oil and lemon juice. Microwave on high 20 seconds. Stir in the basil, salt and pepper. Drain spaghetti and place in a serving bowl. Add basil mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 276 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 377mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein.


Average Rating: 3
  • bereitbach
    Aug 14, 2012

    This wasn't bad, but I didn't think it had a lot of flavor. I used the fresh basil and added extra parmesan, but it still needed something more. I don't plan on making it again.

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