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Fettuccine with Lemon Mascarpone Sauce

Course Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Keyword lemon, mascarpone, pasta, sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 572 kcal


  • 1 pound pasta 1 pound fettuccine pasta
  • 0.5 lemon juice 1/2 lemon juice
  • 4 tbsps unsalted butter 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsps mascarpone 3 tablespoons mascarpone
  • lemon zest lemon zest
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  1. Cook the fettuccine according to package instructions. When done al dente, reserve 1 cup of the cooking water, drain the pasta and put the pasta back in the pan. 

  2. Add the butter lemon and mascarpone. Mix well and adjust the mascarpone or lemon to your liking. If dry add some of the cooking water.

Nutrition Facts
Fettuccine with Lemon Mascarpone Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 572 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 14mg 1%
Potassium 252mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 85g 28%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 10.1%
Vitamin C 1.8%
Calcium 4.3%
Iron 8.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.