Lemon Garlic Pasta

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Denise in NH

A quick meal that can be served alone as a main dish, or with chicken as a side dish

Top Review by RedVinoGirl

This recipe is truly excellent. The first time I made this recipe, I followed a previous reviewers advice and added a cup of dry white wine. I thought the dish was mediocre at best. I don't know what made me try it a second time but I did and followed the recipe to a "T" (other than tripling the garlic) and it was superb. I used this as a side dish to shrimp on the grill and it was the perfect accompaniment. I also think it would be great paired with grilled chicken. This recipe as a main meal would probably be a 4 star recipe (and I'd probably add chicken or shrimp to it) but as a side dish...it's a definite 5 star recipe and is a wonderful change to our menu from rice side dishes and buttered noodle side dishes. Even my 2 and 4 year old loved this...which is saying a lot. I had the leftovers for lunch and it was still really great reheated in the microwave. If you follow others' reviews the first time and add the wine and think this is only "fine"...try this again and follow it the way it was written. I love wine and I love wine in recipes...but it truly detracted from this recipe. Excellent. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large skillet, cook garlic in olive oil until golden.
  2. Add lemon juice, bouillon and pepper.
  3. Cook and stir until bouillon dissolves.
  4. In large bowl, toss pasta, garlic mixture, cheese and parsley; serve immediately.

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