Spaghetti with Lemon – Brazil

  • lemon_spaghetti400 grams (1 pound) spaghetti
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 120 milliliters (4 ounces) lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon zest
  • 1 pinch nutmeg and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 2 tablespoons “Minas” cheese or Queso Fresco (fresh cheese)
  1. Boil the water and cook the pasta until al dente, drain and set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, heat the oil and add the onion, lemon juice, lemon zest, nutmeg and pepper. Mix well and pour over the spaghetti.
  3. Add the basil, mix well and sprinkle with cheese.
  4. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings