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One Pot Parmesan Pasta


One Pot Parmesan Pasta

Light and simple one pot pasta made with lots of fresh basil, fresh lemon juice, and parmesan cheese!
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  • 4 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken stock
  • 12 oz spaghetti noodles
  • 1 small onion sliced thin
  • 14.5 oz Rotel or petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 juice of a lemon + zest
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup shaved parmesan cheese
  • more basil for garnish


  • In a deep skillet or heavy bottom pot add pasta, tomatoes, onions, basil, garlic, lemon juice + zest.
  • Drizzle olive oil, add salt and pepper.
  • Add chicken stock and stir everything.
  • On medium-high heat bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 8-10. Half way through cooking give it a good stir to make sure the pasta does not stick together. Cover and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until pasta is cooked.
  • Stir in heavy cream, and both parmesan cheeses. Let sit for a few minutes for the sauce to thicken up!


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