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Cheesy Lemon Angel Hair


This pasta is heavenly and is crazy easy to prepare. Angel hair pasta is served up in a lemon sauce containing a trio of cheeses, Parmesan, Gruyere and pecorino Romano with herbs and spices.

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  • 1 pound angel hair pasta
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 lemons, thinly sliced and seeded
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cups chicken broth
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups Parmesan, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups Gruyere, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups pecorino Romano, grated
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped plus more for garnish


Servings 4
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 15mins


Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and generously season with salt. Cook pasta according to al dente package directions. Drain.

In a large skillet over low heat add 2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons butter. When butter starts to bubble add garlic and lemons. Season with salt and pepper and cook until lemons are softened, about 2 to 3 minutes. Whisk in flour and cook for 1 minute. Add chicken broth and whisk until smooth. Add cheeses while constantly whisking.

Add cooked angel hair and toss in sauce with parsley. Serve immediately.


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