This is a light pasta recipe that is easy to prepare. The lemons give the pasta so much flavor that it bursts in your mouth. You can add pine nuts, tomatoes and even bell peppers if you wish. This dish is best eaten with garlic bread or grilled meat.
6 ounces angel hair pasta
1/4 cup fresh basil and mint leaves, chopped
1/4 cup lemon juice
Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
5 cloves garlic, sliced thinly
4 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Cook pasta according to instructions. Drain and set aside.
In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil under medium heat. Fry the garlic for 3-5 minutes or until they are light brown. Add the pasta and mix well. Make sure that the noodles are coated in oil. Pour in the lemon juice and add the lemon juice, half of the Parmesan, lemon peel, basil and mint. Toss until all the ingredients blend together. Season it with salt and pepper. Transfer it to a plate and sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan. Garnish with and mint leaves if desired.
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