This can easily become a meal with some grilled shrimp, toasted chickpeas, or just a healthy helping of steamed veggies.
Pasta in Lemon Cream Sauce
Serves 6 as a side, 3-4 as a meal
1 garlic clove, minced
¾ cup heavy cream
¼ cup vegetable stock
3 tablespoons lemon juice
¾ pound linguine
Salt and black pepper
¼ cup chopped fresh basil
¼ cup chopped fresh dill
½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and crushed red pepper flakes to taste
Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente.
Meanwhile, in a saucepan, heat the cream, stock, lemon juice, and garlic on low and simmer, uncovered, for fifteen minutes. Add salt and generous amounts of black pepper to taste.
When pasta is done and draining, stir herbs into lemon sauce and allow to wilt slightly.
In a serving bowl, toss the pasta with the grated Parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes. Pour sauce over the top and toss again.