Pasta with Lemon, Olives and Basil

Pasta with Lemon, Olives and Basil

Serves 6 to 8

This bright and simple pasta makes a complete meal alongside a green salad or a grilled chicken breast.

  • 1 pound pasta such as penne, farfalle or macaroni
  • 1 lemon, Grated zest of
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil
  • Fleur de sel and freshly ground coarse black pepper
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Cook the pasta in boiling salted water according to package instructions. While pasta cooks, whisk together lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, olives, basil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. When pasta is done, drain, but do not rinse. Add hot pasta to lemon juice mixture and toss thoroughly to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:390 calories (160 from fat), 18g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 9g protein
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