Preserved Lemon Pasta

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  • 12 ounces of noodles or long pasta of some sort
  • 1/4 C olive oil
  • 1/4 C chopped preserved lemons, rinsed
  • 1/4 C butter
  • 1/3 C Parmesan cheese, grated


  1. Boil the noodles according to the package directions in salted water reserving 1 C of the pasta water when draining
  2. Place noodles in a large bowl, stir in the butter until it melts
  3. Add lemons, if you really like the taste of preserved lemons, add a little more
  4. Sprinkle with Parmesan and olive oil and mix thoroughly with enough of the pasta water to make a sauce
  5. Serve with more Parmesan and olive oil