30-minute Lemon Garlic Butter Pasta

You'll Love this Pasta with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce! Add fresh asparagus and sweet peas for an easy all-in-one dinner. With only 30 minutes from start to finish, you can add this one to your regular recipe rotation!

What's In It

– Penne pasta (or your favorite) – Heavy cream – Fresh asparagus – Fresh lemon juice and zest – Butter – Sweet peas – Minced garlic – Seasonings

How to Make Lemon Garlic Pasta

Follow our easy instructions for success!

Cook the pasta al dente (2 minutes less than the package directions).


- Add asparagus and sweet peas to the boiling pasta and cook for another 2 minutes. - Reserve 1 cup pasta water. - Drain remaining water from  pot.


- In another pan, saute garlic in butter. - Add cream, lemon zest, lemon juice, and spices. Stir. - Bring to a low, slow simmer.


- Pour cream sauce over the pasta and vegetables. - Stir in a little of the reserved pasta water to achieve a creamy consistency. – Plate the pasta and top with parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of crushed red pepper.


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