Spaghetti With Lemon-Cream Sauce

January 9, 2018
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25-27 minutes
Serves 4
INGREDIENTS:
  • Salt
  • 1 lb spaghetti
  • 1/4 tsp saffron threads
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated lemon zest
  • Salt and freshly ground white pepper
DIRECTIONS:

Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil over high heat. Add spaghetti and cook, stirring occasionally, until al dente, 10-12 minutes.

In a large frying pan over medium heat, combine cream, broth and lemon zest. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Meanwhile, soak saffron threads in 1/4 cup hot water for 5 minutes.

Reserve 1 cup pasta cooking water. Drain pasta in a colander and transfer to frying pan. Toss pasta in sauce. Add saffron threads and liquid and toss to combine.