FRESH LEMON HERB PASTA
A refreshing pasta dish for hot summer days, you’ll feel like you’re sitting in a fragrant garden while you eat.
1 pound spaghetti (or any pasta of your choice)
1 cup olive oil
1 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon kosher salt
One-fourth cup parsley or mint leaves – minced
10-12 large basil leaves torn in bite size pieces
Nasturtium flowers or basil leaf cluster for garnish (optional)
Juice lemons and combine with oil, cheese and salt. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain in a colander, place in a heated serving bowl and toss with sauce. Stir in parsley and basil. Grate rind of one-half lemon on top of pasta and garnish with flowers or leaves. Serve hot or at room temperature.