Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Lemon Chive Pasta

This creamy pasta is so simple yet so delicious.  The lemony taste is perfect for Spring.  Everyone in my family loved this dish. It will definitely be going into the tried and true collection!

Lemon Chive Pasta
Adapted from: Simply Scratch
Yields: 6 servings
Time: 20 minutes
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1 pound dried farfalle (bow tie) pasta
1 small onion, diced 
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons flour
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup fresh chives, chopped or 2 T dried chives
2 tablespoon lemon juice, freshly squeezed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese

Prepare the pasta according to package directions, reserving a cup of pasta water. Mean while sauté the diced onions in olive oil over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Once the onions have softened, sprinkle with two teaspoons of flour and cook for one minute. Stir in chicken broth until flour is dissolved and bring to a simmer. Then reduce heat to medium-low and add heavy cream, chives, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add cooked pasta, lemon zest and parmesan and toss. Thin out with a little of the reserved pasta water.  Serve.

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