Creamy Lemon Pasta Recipe

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Regina Flores Modified: March 22, 2022
Creamy Lemon Pasta Recipe

How To Make Creamy Lemon Pasta

Indulge yourself with this lemon pasta recipe, a delicious weeknight dinner. It has the perfect balance of creaminess and citrus flavors from the lemon.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 2tbspbutter
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • 1lemon
  • 8ozpasta
  • pecorino cheeseto taste
  • salt and pepperto taste


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil, add some salt and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Once at a rolling boil, add pasta and cook according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan over medium heat, add butter. Once butter is melted, stir in cream and turn to low, ensuring it won’t burn.

  3. Add juice of 1 lemon. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. When pasta is cooked al dente, drain from water and add to cream.

  5. Toss pasta to evenly distribute sauce, plate, and grate as much cheese as desired over the top.

  6. Salt and pepper to taste, and serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 797.55kcal
  • Fat: 42.10g
  • Saturated Fat: 22.27g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.47g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 89.47g
  • Fiber: 4.61g
  • Sugar: 5.43g
  • Protein: 16.52g
  • Cholesterol: 112.05mg
  • Sodium: 519.78mg
  • Calcium: 76.77mg
  • Potassium: 349.98mg
  • Iron: 1.78mg
  • Vitamin A: 342.14µg
  • Vitamin C: 15.73mg
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