Recipe

Recipe: Lemon Garlic Pasta

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Ingredients

• 1 head of garlic (10-15 cloves)

• 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

• 4-5 tbsp fresh lemon juice;

  or 1 large or 2 small lemons

• lemon zest

• pinch of salt

• 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes

• 1/2 lb angel hair pasta – cooked

• fresh grated parmesan

Instructions

Place peeled garlic cloves in an oven safe dish, drizzle with olive oil and cover with foil.

Roast at 400° for 30-40 minutes (until lightly golden browned). Let cool for 2-3 minutes, then chop.

Cook pasta according to package directions. Feel free to use a different type of pasta if you prefer.

In a large sauté pan over medium/low heat – heat the olive oil and chopped garlic for 4-5 minutes while stirring.

Add the lemon juice and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes.

Reduce heat to low – add the salt and red pepper flakes.

Add the cooked pasta and toss with the lemon garlic sauce until fully coated.

Transfer to serving dishes and top with a drizzle of olive oil, lemon zest, fresh grated parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes (optional).

Directions

1.  Place peeled garlic cloves in an oven safe dish, drizzle with olive oil and cover with foil. Oven roast at 400° for 30-40 minutes (until lightly golden browned). Let cool for 2-3 minutes, then chop.

2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Feel free to use a different type of pasta if you prefer.

3. In a large sauté pan over medium/low heat – heat the olive oil and chopped garlic for 4-5 minutes while stirring.

4. Add the lemon juice and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes.

5. Reduce heat to low – add the salt and red pepper flakes.

6. Add the cooked pasta and toss with the lemon garlic sauce until fully coated.

7. Transfer to serving dishes and top with a drizzle of olive oil, lemon zest, fresh grated parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes (optional).

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