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Fettuccine with Fried Basil, Garlic and Capers Recipe

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PREP TIME: 10 min
COOK TIME: 20 min
READY TIME: 30 min
CALORIES: 630 (per serving)

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  • 500 g (1 lb) fettuccine
  • 3 tablespoons fruity olive oil
  • ¼ cup basil leaves
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons baby capers
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 bocconcini, sliced
  • Parmesan cheese shavings
  • Cracked black pepper


1 Place fettuccine in a large saucepan of boiling water and cook until al dente. Drain and keep pasta warm.

2 Place oil in a frypan over medium heat. Add basil, garlic and capers and fry until garlic is golden and basil is crisp. Add lemon juice and toss basil mixture through pasta.

3 Place slices of bocconcini on serving plates.

4 Top with pasta and shavings of parmesan and a generous sprinkling of cracked black pepper. Serve immediately.


Calories: 630 Kcal
Carbs: 56 g
Protein: 26 g
Fat: 33 g
Cholesterol: 216 mg
Sodium: 991 mg
Sugar: 2 g
Vitamin A: 4.3 %
Vitamin C: 14.2 %

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