Lemon linguine with smoked oysters

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

15 min

Serves

4

Lemon linguine with smoked oysters

Photo, Erik Putz.

Dress up a weeknight dinner with this lemony pasta dish.


Ingredients

  • 225 g linguine pasta
  • 2 85-g cans smoked oysters , preferably in cottonseed oil, coarsely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds , optional
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • COOK pasta following package directions, 6 to 8 min.
  • DRAIN oysters, reserving oil, and coarsely chop.
  • HEAT a large frying pan over medium-high. Add 2 tbsp oil from smoked oysters, then garlic and fennel seeds. Cook for 1 min. Stir in oysters and spinach. Cook until spinach starts to wilt, 1 min.
  • STIR in pasta, parmesan, parsley, salt, lemon zest and juice until combined.

Prep Tip

Using oysters not packed in cottonseed oil? Sub 2 tbsp salted butter for oil.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 337,
  • Protein
  • 17 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 48 g,
  • Fat
  • 8 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 615 mg.