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Lemon Butter Herb Pasta

Rita Arora
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Lemon Butter Herb Pasta RECIPE

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

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Italian
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 4 cups penne pasta
  2. 1/4 cup butter
  3. 1/4 cup veg stock
  4. 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  5. 1 teaspoon oregano
  6. 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  7. 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  8. Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the penne pasta at a boil, stirring occasionally, until cooked through yet firm to the bite, about 15 minutes; drain.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Saute garlic, onion and capsicum .Stir veg stock lemon juice, oregano, basil, into the butter.
  3. Bring to a simmer and reduce heat to medium-low; cook until thickened to your desired texture, 5 to 7 minutesSeason sauce with salt and pepper.
  4. Stir cooked pasta into the butter sauce to coat. sprinkle some cheese to enhance the flavour.

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aysha naushad
aysha naushad   Feb-10-2017

Taahira Laiq
Taahira Laiq   Aug-11-2016

such a simple and yummy recipe!

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