You are here: Home » Recipes » Lemony Tomato Basil Pasta Lemony Tomato Basil Pasta Recipe by Relish Yield 4 servings A lemony tomato pasta that must not, under any circumstances, be served with Parmesan cheese. Dollops of fresh ricotta would be a lovely addition though. Jill Melton PrintEmail Ingredients 1 stick unsalted butter1 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil2 -- (28-ounce) cans crushed tomatoes1 -- (16-ounce) box cooked linguine2 -- lemons, juice only Instructions Cook butter in a large skillet until browned (about 5 minutes). Add basil and tomatoes, and simmer 20 minutes. Add cooked pasta and lemon juice; cook 5 minutes.