Lemon-Basil Pasta

8 ounces linguine or other pasta
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons McCormick Basil Leaves
3/4 teaspoon McCormick Garlic Salt
1/4 teaspoon McCormick Ground Black Pepper
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Lemon slices and fresh basil leaves to garnish
Sautéed chicken cutlets to serve (optional)


Cook pasta in unsalted water according to package directions.
Drain pasta and return to pot.

Combine melted butter, lemon juice, basil, garlic salt, and
pepper in small bowl. Add to cooked pasta and toss gently.

Spoon into serving dish and sprinkle with cheese. Garnish
with lemon slices and fresh basil leaves. Serve immediately
with sautéed chicken cutlets, if desired.

Variations:
Add 2 cups cooked, cubed chicken or 1 pound cooked, peeled,
and deveined large shrimp with seasonings and toss gently.
Eliminate chicken cutlets.

Makes 4 servings
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This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes.
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This recipe created by McCormick.