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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Herbed Spaghetti with Butter

Whole-wheat pasta is just what it sounds like -- pasta made using the whole grain of wheat, which gives it a slight nutty taste. Because the bran and germ have not been removed, whole-wheat pasta is high in fiber.

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 20 mins
  • servings: 4

Ingredients

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1/2 pound thin whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley, tarragon, and chives

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until al dente according to package instructions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water. Return pasta to pot.

  2. Step 2

    Stir in butter, lemon zest, juice, and herbs; season with salt and pepper. Add some of the reserved pasta water to adjust consistency, if needed. Serve.

Source
Everyday Food, May 2006

Reviews (1)

  • 11 Jan, 2008

    my kids love this pasta. I omit the lemon zest and add parmesan cheese.