NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – They call it a Sicilian sensation – a pasta dish with a twist. Try cooking up this delectable dish, courtesy of Tony and Stephanie Tantillo.
Sicilian Pepper Lemon Linguini
- 1 Lemon
- 3 Small Chunks of Parmesan
- 2 oz. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 tbsp. Crush Red Pepper Flakes
- 1 Garlic Clove (minced)
- 6 Black Olives (pitted and cured)
- 1 c. Linguine
- 1/2 c. Fresh Parsley
- Sea salt and pepper to taste
Zest entire lemon, and blend with Parmesan cheese chunks, set aside. Cook pasta according to directions on packet.
In a medium sauce pan, heat extra virgin olive oil with crushed red peppers and garlic, cook together for about 1 minute. Add in juice from the lemon, sea salt and pepper.
Add linguine to pan and stir. Add in the lemon zest and cheese, and about 1 cup of pasta water. Stir together until creamy, and then stir in fresh parsley and olives.