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Spaghetti with Lemon Pesto: A Journey of Sicilian Flavours

Discover the secrets of an irresistible summer dish

Dear Mama Lovers, 🌞 today we take you to the heart of Sicily with a fresh, fragrant and irresistible recipe: Spaghetti with Lemon Pesto. Perfect for summer days, this recipe combines the vibrancy of Sicilian citrus fruits with the creaminess of pesto, creating a dish that will delight every palate.

Ingredients Needed

  • Spaghetti;
  • One large untreated lemon (or two small ones);
  • 80 g Parmesan cheese;
  • 50 g of toasted almonds;
  • A few basil leaves;
  • Extra virgin olive oil;
  • Salt;
  • Pepper.

Preparation of Lemon Pesto

1. Preparing the Lemon πŸ‹

  • Use an organic, untreated lemon. Grate the zest and squeeze out the juice. The freshness of the lemon will give your pesto a unique touch.

2. Preparing Pesto 🌿

  • In a blender, combine the lemon zest, 80 g Parmesan cheese, a few basil leaves, a clove of garlic, extra virgin olive oil, a pinch of pepper and salt, 50 g toasted almonds and the lemon juice.
  • Blend everything until creamy and smooth. The scent of basil and lemon will flood your kitchen!

Cooking and stirring Spaghetti

3. Cook Spaghetti 🍝

  • Cook the spaghetti in plenty of salted water according to the time indicated on the package. The spaghettoni are perfect for retaining all the flavour of the lemon pesto.

4. Stirring the pasta 🍳

  • In a large frying pan, pour the whipped seasoning and add the spaghetti, drained al dente. Stir over medium heat until the pasta is well seasoned and the pesto has reached a velvety consistency.

Serve and enjoy the dish

5. Serving and Tasting 🍽️

  • Serve immediately, garnishing with a few fresh basil leaves. Your dish is ready to be enjoyed!

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Spaghetti con Pesto al Limone

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Buon appetito and see you next recipe! 🌟