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Quick, Easy + Delicious Lemon Pasta

August 31, 2021

The easiest, quickest and most delicious lemon pasta recipe! Made with just 4 simple ingredients and this meal comes together in under 20 minutes – it is CRAZY good guys!The easiest, quickest and most delicious lemon pasta recipe! Made with just 4 simple ingredients and this meal comes together in under 20 minutes - it is CRAZY good guys!

This pasta dish was ALL Jordan guys. He is not only the pasta nest master, but he also lives to make a mean bowl of noodles. I mean look at that One Pot Pasta Recipe

He is super creative in the kitchen and this dish is seriously too die for. All my pasta lovers out there – you will 100% want to try this ASAP. The flavors are so simple and unique but in the best way. The tanginess from the lemon and the creaminess richness from the cheese is unbeatable and a little black pepper garnish and you are set.

This is one of those dishes that definitely tastes best day of but you can of course reheat it then add the cheese on top before serving.

If you guys try this recipe at home – let us know! We hope you love this as much as we do.

The easiest, quickest and most delicious lemon pasta recipe! Made with just 4 simple ingredients and this meal comes together in under 20 minutes - it is CRAZY good guys!

What ingredients you need to make easy lemon pasta:

  • Spaghetti of choice (regular, whole wheat or gluten-free – anything!)
  • Unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons at room temperature
  • Lemons, washed
  • Block of parmesan (or more – we really don’t measure the cheese!)
  • Freshly ground black pepper or red pepper flakes

How to make this lemony pasta in under 20 minutes:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and salt if desired
  2. Add in the pasta and cook a minute or two less than instructions say (do not strain water!!)
  3. As soon as pasta is done – add it to another large pot and add 1 cup of the pasta water
  4. Add in the butter and squeeze in the lemon juice from each lemon onto the pasta and mix well (we also add in the lemons themselves for more flavor after squeezing)
  5. Mix the ingredients together and plate desired amount of pasta then sprinkle desired amount of cheese on top and pepper and enjoy while warm!

The easiest, quickest and most delicious lemon pasta recipe! Made with just 4 simple ingredients and this meal comes together in under 20 minutes - it is CRAZY good guys!

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Quick, Easy + Delicious Lemon Pasta

The easiest, quickest and most delicious lemon pasta recipe! Made with just 4 simple ingredients and this meal comes together in under 20 minutes – it is CRAZY good guys!

  • Author: Rachel
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4-5 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 lb spaghetti of choice (regular, whole wheat or gluten-free – anything!)
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons at room temperature
  • 2 lemons, washed
  • 1/4 lb block of parmesan (or more – we really don’t measure the cheese!)
  • Freshly ground black pepper or red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and salt if desired
  2. Add in the pasta and cook a minute or two less than instructions say (do not strain water!!)
  3. As soon as pasta is done – add it to another large pot and add 1 cup of the pasta water
  4. Add in the butter and squeeze in the lemon juice from each lemon onto the pasta and mix well (we also add in the lemons themselves for more flavor after squeezing)
  5. Mix the ingredients together and plate desired amount of pasta then sprinkle desired amount of cheese on top and pepper and enjoy while warm!

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