Capellini with Garlic, Lemon & Parmesan


  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Lemon, zest
  • 2 tbsp Shallots
  • 1/2 lb Capellini
  • 1 Red pepper flakes
  • 1 Salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp Butter, unsalted
  • 1 Parmesan, grated
  • 1 Lemon zested and juiced


  • Directions:
    1. Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil.
    2. Add a handful of salt followed by the pasta and boil for 5 to 6 minutes or until the pasta is cooked through.
    3. Drain and set aside.
    4. 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 grates Parmesan.
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