Butter Lemon Pasta

Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
0:15 m

When life gives you lemons, make this lemon butter pasta dish. It's a game changer. Super quick, super easy and tastes so good you'll catch peelings!

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For the recipe

<item-todo-done>2 tbsp olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>3 tbsp capers<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>200g spaghetti good quality<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp plant-based butter good quality<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 clove garlic cloves<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Salt & pepper to taste<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Big pan boiling water | Cheese grater | Frying pan | Tongs

Cook the pasta

  • Add the pasta and a big pinch of salt to the pan of boiling water and cook according to the package instructions

Prepare the ingredients

  • Peel and finely slice the garlic
  • Roughly chop the capers
  • Zest and halve the lemon
  • Pick the parsley and finely slice the leaves

Prepare the sauce

  • When the pasta is 3 minutes away from the being cooked through, warm the butter and oil in the pan over medium heat
  • Add the garlic and capers to the pan and stir for 2 minutes, making sure the garlic doesn't burn
  • Add the lemon zest to the pan and stir to combine
  • Use to tongs to carefully transfer the pasta to the frying pan
  • Squeeze the lemon juice over the pasta, catching any pips in your free hand, sprinkle the parsley (reserving a little for garnish), a generous amount of pepper and a little salt over the pasta and fold to combine
  • Twist the the pasta into bowls, garnish with parsley, pepper and salt and serve immediately
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