Gremolata Sauce for Pasta

A quick, simple zesty pasta sauce from Rachel Allen - spaghetti is good with this
By Rachel Allen
Gremolata Sauce for Pasta
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  • Serves: 6
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp capers, roughly chopped (optional)
  • 500 g pasta, to serve
  • parmesan, to serve

Tips and Suggestions

this keeps in the fridge for nearly a week, and is also great drizzled over pan-fried fish, roast or barbequed lamb or served with new potatoes.


1. Mix together the garlic, parsley, lemon zest, olive oil and capers. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions. Drain and toss in the gremolata. Serve with a little freshly grated parmesan cheese.

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