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Pasta Piccata ~ Linguine tossed in a lemon, butter, and capers sauce is simple, satisfying, and on the table in 20 minutes or less!

Pasta Piccata

Linguine tossed in a lemon, butter, and capers sauce is simple, satisfying, and on the table in 20 minutes or less!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: 30 minutes or less, quick and easy
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 558kcal
Author: Holly Gray

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces linguine
  • 4 tablespoons vegan butter
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup vegan Parmesan cheese
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook the linguine according to package directions, reserving 1 cup pasta cooking water. Drain linguine and set aside.
  • Into the pot used to cook the pasta, over medium heat, add butter. When the butter is melted, add the garlic. Cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  • Add the capers, vegetable broth, lemon juice, and 1/2 cup of the reserved pasta cooking water. Cook for 2 minutes, to heat through. Adjust seasoning to taste with salt and pepper. Remove the sauce from heat.
  • Stir in the cooked fettuccine and Parmesan cheese, then serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 558kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 471mg | Potassium: 287mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 698IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 2mg
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