Spaghetti with Lemon and Olive Oil (al Limone)

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2011, America's Test Kitchen TV

Unaccustomed to the spotlight, lemon can turn temperamental in this quick-hit Italian classic—unless you provide it with the perfect costars.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME55 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For the perfect amount of lemon flavor in our Spaghetti with Lemon and Olive Oil recipe, we mitigated the fresh lemon juice and lemon zest with cream. Using equal amounts cream and olive oil kept our recipe’s sauce creamy and fruity. To get...

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