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3.9.16 Pantry Pasta

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Our friends from The Mulberry Street Restaurant in Manchester are with us and they’re making a delicious and easy pasta dish you’ll want to make tonight!  Head to the website for more information.

Pantry pasta



  • 1lb. spaghetti or linguine
  • 1/4 extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • pinch if red pepper flakes
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • pasta water
  • kosher salt
  • fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup romano cheese grated
  • 3/4 cup chopped parsley


Cook pasta save pasta water.
In a large saute pan heat oil. Pull off heat and add a pinch of red pepper flakes and garlic. Garlic will brown quickly add lemon zest and juice. Add 1/2 c pasta water. Add pasta to pan and stir to combine. Heat through. Salt and pepper to taste, add romano 1/4 cup at a time. Add parsley. If to dry add 1/4 more pasta water. Check for seasoning. Serve with additional romano cheese.

You can add Grilled chicken, cooked broccoli, grilled vegetables, sausage.