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This simple lemony spaghetti with Parmesan and thyme is delicious on its own or jazzed up with leftover cooked chicken or veggies.

EatingWell.com, June 2022


Credit: Brie Passano

Recipe Summary

15 mins
15 mins

Nutrition Profile:



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook according to package directions. Reserve 1/4 cup pasta water, then drain.

  • Return the pot to medium heat. Add butter, oil, thyme, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, pepper and the reserved 1/4 cup pasta water. Stir to combine. Return the spaghetti to the pot along with Parmesan. Toss well to coat. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

about 1 cup
344 calories; protein 10g; carbohydrates 43g; dietary fiber 6g; sugars 2g; fat 16g; saturated fat 6g; mono fat 8g; poly fat 2g; cholesterol 21mg; vitamin a iu 272IU; vitamin b3 niacin 5mg; vitamin c 4mg; vitamin d iu 1IU; vitamin e iu 2IU; folate 41mg; vitamin k 2mg; sodium 269mg; calcium 79mg; iron 2mg; magnesium 77mg; phosphorus 239mg; potassium 271mg; zinc 2mg; omega 6 fatty acid 1g; niacin equivalents 5mg; selenium 46mcg.