Lemon Butter Herb Pasta Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Lemon Butter Herb Pasta Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Lemon Butter Herb Pasta

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"A quick, delicious, and light-tasting sauce with a zesty lemon flavor! You can easily add chicken, shrimp, or your favorite veggies to personalize this basic sauce. Serve with Parmesan cheese."

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Original recipe makes 4 cups pasta Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the bow-tie pasta at a boil, stirring occasionally, until cooked through yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes; drain.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir chicken broth, lemon juice, oregano, basil, and garlic into the butter. Bring to a simmer and reduce heat to medium-low; cook until thickened to your desired texture, 5 to 7 minutes
  3. Season sauce with salt and pepper. Stir cooked pasta into the butter sauce to coat.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 18, 2014

A fresh, light and delicately flavored pasta dish. I used fresh herbs (parsley, basil and green onion) and I do think that makes a world of difference. Loved it.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 18, 2014

Need to double the herbs. Too bland.

 

9 Ratings

Mar 12, 2014

The lemon flavor was spot on, but the herbs were lacking. This well could be a matter of personal taste preference, but I increased the garlic and would "at least" double the oregano and basil the next time. I added some shrimp and marinated artichoke hearts for a nice dinner this evening. Thanks, Beth, we enjoyed your recipe.

 
Dec 11, 2014

Loved this! Thanks for sharing . Kid approved!

 
Nov 30, 2014

Very good. I doubled the recipe and tossed it with a pound of pasta, a bag of steamed broccoli, and a grocery store rotisserie chicken that I stripped of it's meat. Made a full meal.

 
Nov 02, 2014

I made this pasta just as the recipe stated. The pasta had a good flavor, but the flavor was very light. I ate the pasta mainly as a side dish. I will keep this recipe and will definitely make it again. The next time I may add some shrimp to make the pasta less plain.

 
Oct 19, 2014

Loved this recipe, I'm starting to learn to took and this was the second recipe I have tried to make. I loved the flavors, simple and easy to make my whole family loved it and asked for seconds! Will be saving this one for sure!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 240 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 12.4 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 241 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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