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a bowl of lazy linguini topped with a quail egg
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Lazy Linguini with Quail Eggs

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4


  • 1 package of linguini cooked to package instructions
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • pinch of chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 quail eggs


  • Cook linguini according to package instructions.
  • Fry the quail eggs in a pan with a little bit of oil.
  • In a skillet melt butter and heat with olive oil. Add the garlic and chili flakes to the butter and cook for a minute. Season with salt and pepper. Add mascarpone cheese and whisk well until cheese is melted. Do not overcook as it will curdle. Remove skillet from heat. Add chopped basil and mix.
  • Add the pasta to the skillet and toss it well. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Serve pasta with a quail egg on top of each serving.