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Fettucine with Lemon and Vodka Sauce

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Category: Pasta, Italian

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------FOR THE FETTUCINE-----------------------------
  • 4 qt Water
  • 2 tb Kosher salt
  • 1 lb Fettucine


2 lg Lemon; juice reserved
grate the rind
1 c Heavy cream
1/4 c Vodka
1/2 ts Fresh ground black pepper
1/4 c Fresh parsley; chopped
3/4 c Parmesan cheese; fresh &
Cooked scallops; optional
Cooked asparagus cut in 1"
-pieces; optional

Bring water to a boil; add the kosher salt, and cook the pasta at a rapid
boil until 'al dente", 8-10 minutes. Drain. Grate the rind of 1 lemon,
then squeeze the juice out and reserve.

Combine the cream and vodka in a 10-inch skillet and simmer for 5 minutes,
or until the sauce thickens a little. Add the lemon juice and rind to the
hot sauce and cook for 1 minute, stirring. Add the drained hot pasta to
the sauce and toss. Season with pepper, garnish with the parsley, and
serve immediately on warmed plates. Serve the parmesan separately.

VARIATION: Add cooked scallops, and/or cooked asparagus, cut in 1-inch
pieces, into the sauce, just before tossing with pasta.

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