Lemon Garlic Pasta


  • 12 ounces pasta, desired style
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped or minced
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan
  • Chopped parsley, for garnish

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: Cook pasta according to package directions.  Reserve 1/3 cup of the pasta water.

Step 2: Heat olive oil over medium heat.

Step 3: Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

Step 4: Add lemon juice and zest.  Simmer the mixture until reduced by half.

Step 5: Add in the cook and drained pasta.  Add reserved pasta water and Parmesan.

Step 6: Stir pasta well and cook until you have an emulsified sauce.

Step 7: Serve pasta warm, garnished with some chopped parsley.

Enjoy this simple recipe from The Daring Kitchen!