Pasta al Limone with Burrata

Pasta al Limone with Burrata

At home we like a nice pasta, and this Pasta al Limone with Burrata is simply divine! It is very creamy and tasty, just the way we want it.

It takes very few ingredients and very little time to cook. And as always, it’s super easy and no big secrets here.

Despite having a few more ingredients than the traditional Pasta al limone, this Pasta al Limone with Burrata is really tasty and perfect for days when you’re in the mood for comfort food and little work.

Plus, it’s great for those last minute dinners at home. I’m sure everyone will LOVE it!

Shall we give it a try?

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Pasta al Limone com Burrata with hands

How to you make this Pasta al Limone with Burrata?

It’s super simple. Just cook the pasta until it’s al dente and in the meantime, prepare a citrus saute.

Plenty of garlic, lemon, lemon zest, feta cheese, and some of the water from cooking the pasta. That’s all it takes to make this Pasta al Limone delicious and super creamy.

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • Pasta + pasta cooking water
  • Garlic cloves
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon and zest
  • Feta cheese
  • Grated parmesan
  • Pepper
  • Basil

What are the tricks to get this Pasta al Limone with Burrata right?

  1. The feta cheese is essential to give the dish a creamier texture.
  2. In addition to the feta cheese, the water used to cook the pasta is one of the great tricks for the pasta not to dry out and become creamy as desired.
  3. Both the lemon and the zest are the key for this dish, since without them this citrusy and fresh element is completely lost.

Pasta al Limone com Burrata flatlay slightly cut

Let’s check the step by step?

Pasta al Limone com Burrata one plate

Pasta al Limone with Burrata

This Pasta al Limone with Burrata is simply divine! It is very creamy and flavorful, just the way we want it. Plus, it takes very few ingredients and very little time to cook.
Tempo de preparação:5 minutes
Tempo de cozedura:15 minutes
Total:20 minutes
Palavras-chave: burrata, easy recipes, lemon, pasta, quick recipes, recipes with pasta
Porções: 2 portions

Ingredientes

  • 2 portions spaghetti type pasta
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ cup diced feta cheese
  • ½ cup pasta cooking water or a little more, if necessary
  • Parmesan cheese to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Chopped basil to sprinkle
  • 1 coarsely chopped burrata

Instruções

  • Start by cooking the spaghetti according to package directions or until al dente.
  • In a hot skillet over medium heat, add olive oil and garlic and let it saute for a bit.
  • Add the lemon zest and cook for a few more seconds.
  • Then add the lemon juice and stir well.
  • Add the feta cheese and stir well until it melts and a sauce is formed.
  • Add the pasta cooking water and mix well. A creamy sauce will form.
  • Add the parmesan cheese and the pepper and mix everything very well.
  • Lower the heat and add the cooked pasta and incorporate it well into the sauce.
  • Sprinkle with chopped basil.
  • Serve with pieces of burrata on top.

Notas

If you don't have basil, you can use other herbs like coriander or rosemary. 
 
The feta cheese is essential to give an extra touch of creaminess, but is not mandatory in this recipe. You can replace it with another type of cheese or even add more grated parmesan. 
 
You can use replace the burrata with mozzarella cheese or stracciatella. 

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