Garden-Fresh Herb Pasta

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Lennie

This is an easy pasta dish to make when your garden is bursting with fresh parsley and basil. It's a terrific side dish with grilled chicken breasts, plus it makes a great vegetarian main course when served with a salad.

Top Review by Mustang Sally 54269

Unique & interesting recipe. I loved this recipe for the fresh herbs I could use from the garden & cottage cheese used in place of cream. We don't like our pasta real creamy so I found the sauce was enough for twice as much pasta for us. I didn't have green onions or lemon zest so I used chives & lemon pepper instead. Very tasty & enjoyed thoroughly, thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place green onion chunks in food processor fitted with steel blade, and process until minced.
  2. Place all other ingredients, except for the pasta, into the food processor and whiz around until well combined.
  3. If you wish, refrigerate this butter, covered, until you need it; do not store for more than 3 days, and bring it back to room temperature before using.
  4. To prepare dish, bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook pasta following package directions.
  5. Drain well, place in a serving dish, and add butter to hot pasta; toss well to coat, then serve.

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