Ina Garten's Lemon  Capellini

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You only need  15 minutes (and a few ingredients)  to make Ina Garten's lemon capellini, a bright, fresh and flavorful pasta!

– 1 lb. dried capellini – 2 sticks of     unsalted butter – 2 large lemons – 2 tsp. salt – 1 tsp. pepper


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– Microplane zester – Juicer – Pasta spoon – Non-stick saute pan


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Zest and juice the lemons


Start by zesting, then juicing the lemons. Discard the rest of the lemons.

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Cook  the pasta


Cook the pasta for about 3-4 minutes, just until al dente. This pasta is super delicate so be careful to not overcook.

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Make the lemon sauce


Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat. Melt the butter, then add lemon zest and juice, salt and pepper. Stir to combine; reduce heat to low.

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Transfer pasta to the sauce


Once it's cooked, transfer the pasta to the sauce, adding a little pasta water.

Pasta water adds a rich silkiness and thickness.


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Serve  and enjoy!


Garnish with additional lemon zest or fresh herbs, like basil or Italian parsley.

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