- COOK pasta in a large pot of boiling water, until al dente, 3 to 4 min. Drain.
- SLICE each artichoke into 6 or 8 wedges. Melt butter in a large frying pan over medium-high. Add artichokes and parsley. Cook until heated, 2 min. Stir in pasta, lemon zest and parmesan.
Lemony herbed pasta. Pair it with: A fruity Italian white.
Artichokes are a notoriously difficult vegetable to complement, but this little gem from central Italy is a perfect match. Its aromas of pear, apricot and honey are followed by a crisp hint of peach and toasted almonds. Our pick: Il Poggiarello Perticato Beatrice Quadri Malvasia, Italy, $16.