Basil Lemon Cream Sauce

Basil Lemon Cream Sauce
 
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Recipe type: Sauces

 
This is a really simple sauce when you get sick of Alfredo or red sauce on pasta. Very summery and earthy. Great on penne or tortellini!
Ingredients
  • 1 stick of butter
  • ¾ cup heavy cream (at room temperature)
  • 1 lemon (juice of) or 2 tbsp bottled juice
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • ¼ tsp pepper
Instructions
  1. Bring the cream to a boil and turn on low, let simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Add butter and bouillon cube and bring back to a boil, let simmer for another 2-3 minutes to reduce and thicken.
  3. Add lemon, basil, minced garlic, and pepper.
  4. Bring back to a boil for 2 minutes.
  5. Blend well and serve over pasta, chicken or fish.

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