This recipe for Garlic Lemon Pasta is a delicious and bright crowd-pleasing dish!

Garlic Lemon Pasta


  • 12 ounces dried fettuccine
  • 3 tablespoons Lemon Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 5 large garlic cloves minced
  • ½ large lemon juice and zest
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 ounces parmesan cheese freshly grated


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Cook pasta until firm to the bite (al dente) according to the package. Drain, reserving 1 cup of pasta water.
  • Meanwhile, heat olive oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Add minced garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Remove from heat.
  • Once you've drained the pasta, set skillet with the garlic mixture over medium heat. Add drained, cooked pasta and ¼ cup of reserved pasta water; toss to coat. Cook and stir until heated through, adding more pasta water if pasta seems too dry.
  • Remove pasta from heat and stir in lemon zest and juice, and parsley. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to serving bowl or platter; top with grated parmesan cheese and serve.
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