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Simple lemon spaghetti


A light and summery meal

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  • Spaghetti (enough for 2 people)
  • 1 lemon
  • Handful of flat leaf parsley
  • Few tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Few tbsp grated Parmesan


Level of difficulty Easy
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Boil the kettle and fill a large saucepan and put on a medium heat, boil the spaghetti.

Step 2

While spaghetti is cooking, zest the lemon and cut in half. Roll up and finely chop the parsley and grate the Parmesan.

Step 3

Once the spaghetti is cooked, drain and let stand in the colander to steam for a minute. Then pour over the olive oil, add the lemon zest, a squeeze of lemon, the parmesan, parsley and a good pinch of salt and pepper.


You could also add some peas, ribbons of blanched courgette or cooked chicken breast to make it more of a substantial meal.

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