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Lemon, Basil and Mascarpone

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Ingredients
  Dried pasta 1 Pound (500 Gram)
  Lemon juice 5 Tablespoon
  Lemon zest 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Mascarpone 8 Ounce (250 Gram)
  Salt To Taste
  Basil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water, until firm to the bite.
While pasta is cooking, place lemon juice and zest and mascarpone in a large frying pan over medium-low heat.
Warm gently, stirring constantly, until heated through, 3-4 minutes.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water.
Add pasta with basil to the hot sauce.
Toss well to coat, adding reserved water as needed.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 675 Calories from Fat 252

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.1%

Saturated Fat 14 g70%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 72 mg24%

Sodium 129.4 mg5.4%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g28%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.2%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 18 g36.6%

Vitamin A 20.4% Vitamin C 18.9%

Calcium 7.4% Iron 12.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lemon, Basil And Mascarpone Recipe