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Can I Make "Pasta With Brown Butter, Whole Lemon, and Parmesan"?

Updated: Aug 27



This Bon Appetit recipe looked good & used lemon in a savory dish and also in a new way that I hadn't tried -- with whole lemon! I love lemon flavor as I have mentioned before. I add lemon juice to a lot of things and more recently I have baked a couple lemon cakes (links)


I also made it because I had all the ingredients in my place -- only 6!



https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/pasta-with-brown-butter-whole-lemon-and-parmesan


Lemon Cakes

https://www.wearegoodatthis.com/post/can-i-make-lemon-blueberry-cake

https://www.wearegoodatthis.com/post/can-i-make-the-geometric-beyonce-lemonade-cake





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Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. short tube pasta (such as paccheri or rigatoni)

  • Kosher salt

  • 8 Tbsp. (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, divided

  • 1 small regular lemon or Meyer lemon, very thinly sliced into rounds, seeds removed

  • 1 oz. Parmesan, finely grated, plus more for serving

  • Freshly ground black pepper



I made a smaller individual portion.


I cut the lemon into slices and sauted them in butter. I cooked rigatoni separately in a pot with generously salted water (not shown.)


Then I added the pasta and parmesan and the parmesan melted and everything came together.


RESULT: Success! :)


We are good at this! How good does that look? The Bon Appetit photos always look so nice and mine turned out pretty well compared to theirs. :) It's really good, simple and easy to make -- and fancy looking! It uses lemon in a different way than you might have thought.


For another savory dish with citrus, check out: icookmyfood.com Citrus Chicken (photo at the bottom of the post).

https://www.wearegoodatthis.com/post/can-i-make-citrus-chicken


Give it a try! We are good at this!


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Pre-cheesy


Mo' Cheesy


Citrus Chicken



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