Recipe: Yummy Brown butter, lemon, and sausage pasta

  • 2 min read
  • Dec 22, 2021

Brown butter, lemon, and sausage pasta. Drop the pasta into the boiling water. In the pan you used to fry sausages, melt half the butter and add the lemon slices in a single layer. Whisk in the remaining butter a small chunk at a time.

Brown butter, lemon, and sausage pasta Mix thoroughly and serve in bowls topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese lemon slices and more parsley. Meanwhile, heat half of the butter in a large Dutch oven or other heavy pot over medium until melted. Add lemon slices and cook, stirring often, until softened and bottom of pot is browned. You can make Brown butter, lemon, and sausage pasta using 6 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you make it.

Ingredients of Brown butter, lemon, and sausage pasta

  1. It’s 5 of mild Italian sausages, casings removed.
  2. Prepare 2 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced.
  3. You need 5 cups of dry rigatoni noodles.
  4. Prepare 1/2 cup of unsalted butter.
  5. It’s 1/2 cup of grated parmesan cheese.
  6. Prepare of Small handful fresh basil or Italian parsley.

Lemon: Both the zest and the juice — we will simmer the lemon zest in the brown butter and then add in the lemon juice to the sauce just before adding in the pasta. Parmesan: As always when making a cheesy pasta sauce, it's important to use Parmesan that has been freshly grated so that it will melt well into the sauce. Once butter is completely melted, add thyme, basil and garlic powder. Add milk and immediately remove pan from heat.

Brown butter, lemon, and sausage pasta step by step

  1. Get a large pot of salted water boiling for the pasta but don't drop in the noodles just yet..
  2. Crumble the sausages into a large pan on medium heat. Let fry for 5 minutes, then add the garlic. Fry another 5 minutes until the meat is cooked and evenly browned. Remove the sausages to a plate and wipe the pan clean with paper towel..
  3. Drop the pasta into the boiling water. In the pan you used to fry sausages, melt half the butter and add the lemon slices in a single layer. Cook the lemon for 3 minutes then gently flip them over. Cook another 3 minutes..
  4. Add 6 ladle scoops of pasta cooking water to the pan of lemons. Whisk in the remaining butter a small chunk at a time. The sauce should emulsify and thicken. Return the sausages to the pan and turn the heat down to medium-low..
  5. Making sure to save some of the cooking water, drain the pasta and add it to the pan. Sprinkle on the parm cheese and and give everything a toss. The sauce should be slightly loose (it'll thicken as it cools), so if yours is too thick toss in some pasta water a bit at a time. Add salt and pepper to taste. Rip the herbs by hand and sprinkle them on top of the pasta before serving..

Drain pasta and put back into pot. Serve with cooked sausage over the top, and top. Push the meat to one side of the pan and add the butter in that open spot to melt. Remove pan from heat, add in the reserved pasta water and lemon juice. Add the strained pasta and broccoli.