Spaghetti with Bottarga and Lemon Zest

Spaghetti with bottarga dish

Spaghetti with Bottarga and Lemon Zest

Spaghetti with bottarga is a first course characterized by an intense and strong taste, in this recipe made more delicate thanks to the sweetness of the shallot and freshness of the lemon zest.

INGREDIENTS

  • 12 oz Spaghetti

  • 3.5 oz Bottarga

  • 2 Shallots

  • q.s. Extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 lemon

  • Parsley q.s.

  • Black pepper q.s.

  • Salt q.s.

YIELD4 servings

PREP. TIME

10 min.

COOK TIME

10 min.

TOTAL TIME

20 min.

Spaghetti with bottarga is a first course characterized by an intense and strong taste, in this recipe made more delicate thanks to the sweetness of the shallot and freshness of the lemon zest.

It is a first dish to keep in mind for a dinner with friends, but also for a more important occasion because it is sophisticated and easy to prepare at the same time. In fact, do not forget that it can be really prepared in a few minutes, so it is still an exceptional lifebelt!

For the lovers of pasta, a refined recipe that will bring the flavor of the sea to their table.

How to Make Pasta wih Bottarga and Lemon Zest

Instructions

  • Finely chop and chop the shallots.

  • Add a large quantity of extra virgin olive oil to a pan and add the shallots.

  • Put on low heat and cook for 5 minutes.

  • Peel off the the bottarga outer skin, and cut it in thin slices. If you prefer you can grate part of it. Set aside.

  • Wash well an organic lemon and grate the zest.

  • Bring to a boil salted water and cook the pasta. Drain it when still “al dente”. Remember to keep a cup of water that you mey need to add to make the pasta more creamy.

  • Add the slices of bottarga, lemon zest and finely chopped parsley and serve immediately.