Parmesan Lemon Baked Pasta Recipe

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Chris Perkins Modified: March 22, 2022
Parmesan Lemon Baked Pasta Recipe

How To Make Parmesan Lemon Baked Pasta

This lemon baked pasta is made with a delectably creamy and cheesy sauce, topped with delicious lemon zests. It’s rich, tasty, and made in under one hour!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 40 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 4garlic cloves
  • 1lbspaghetti,dried
  • 8ozcream cheese,softened
  • 2lemons,zested, one cut into wedges and one juiced
  • 6ozparmesan cheese
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspcoarse ground black pepper
  • parsley,for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta a minute less than what is labeled on the box in salted water. Drain, but do not rinse. Save ⅓ a cup of the pasta water.

  2. In a hot large pot or pan, add the garlic and olive oil. Cook on medium-high for 10 to 15 seconds until just fragrant.

  3. Add in the cream cheese and Parmesan Cheese. Stir to combine, then add in 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 2 teaspoons of lemon zest, and ⅓ cup of the pasta water.

  4. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix well, then add the pasta into the pot to combine.

  5. Pour the pasta into a 9×13-inch pan, then bake at 350 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes.

  6. Serve with lemon wedges and sprinkle lemon zest on top and parsley, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 412.64kcal
  • Fat: 17.81g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.36g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.38g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.04g
  • Carbohydrates: 46.15g
  • Fiber: 2.31g
  • Sugar: 2.98g
  • Protein: 16.98g
  • Cholesterol: 45.64mg
  • Sodium: 400.73mg
  • Calcium: 299.97mg
  • Potassium: 219.01mg
  • Iron: 1.23mg
  • Vitamin A: 153.17µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.81mg
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