Capellini with Garlic, Lemon and Parmesan
1/2 pound Itailissima capellini
3 tablespoons Italissima extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons minced shallots
3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 lemon zested and juiced
salt and pepper to taste
red pepper flakes
grated Italissima Parmesan
Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil.
Add a handful of salt followed by the pasta and boil for 5 to 6 minutes or until the pasta is cooked through.
Drain and set aside.
Place a large skillet over medium-high heat and add oil and butter. Once butter has melted add shallots and garlic and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes. Add pasta, season with salt and pepper and toss together. Lower heat to medium. Add lemon zest and juice and continue to sauté for 1 minute. Finish pasta with additional lemon zest, a sprinkle of crushed red pepper flakes and a generous amount of freshly grated Parmesan.
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