Zest your lemons BEFORE you squeeze the juice. DON’T forget to reserve the pasta water. This really is key. If you have leftovers, pour the remaining water in the leftover container over whatever pasta you have remaining. Heat in microwave the next day for lunch and enjoy!
1 lb spaghetti
2/3 cup olive oil
2/3 cup grated parmesan (spaghetti cheese)
½ cup fresh lemon juice (about 3 lemons)
Salt and fresh ground pepper
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil leaves