Lemon Linguine

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 22 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 12 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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1 (8-ounce) package linguine

1/4 cup minced onion or shallot

3 cloves garlic, crushed

1 tablespoon butter, melted

1 (8-ounce) carton sour cream

4 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan, divided

1 tablespoon milk

1 3/4 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (about 1/2 medium lemon)

1 whole lemon, zested

2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley leaves

2 tablespoons freshly chopped chives


  1. Cook linguini according to package directions. Drain and keep warm.
  2. In a skillet, cook onion or shallots and garlic in butter, stirring constantly until tender, not brown. Stir in sour cream, 2 tablespoons Parmesan, milk, lemon-pepper, salt, lemon juice and lemon zest. Cook for about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and pour over linguini. Toss gently, adding chopped parsley, chives, and remaining Parmesan. Serve warm.