Recipes from Mamma Pina

Linguine al Limone (Linguine with Lemon)

Servings: 8


  • 800 grams of linguine pasta
  • 3 medium-sized lemons
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • ½ litre of cream
  • sliced butter
  • extra virgin olive
  • salt and black pepper, to taste
  • a pinch of sugar
  • parsley

Directions for the Sauce:

Saute the onion in olive oil and butter (half and half). Leave in the pan.

Grate the zest of the lemons into the pan – no white parts.

Add the lemon juice and cream, and mix thoroughly.

Simmer for approximately 5 minutes.

Season with the salt, pepper, and sugar.

Directions for the Pasta:

Cook al dente, and then drain.

Add the limone sauce.

Place on a serving dish, and sprinkle with parsley.

Serve immediately. Buon Appetito!

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