Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 5 mins

Thiw is a quick and easy dish but tastes great!


  1. Cook Pasta until al dente.
  2. While pasta is cooking zest the entire lemon and mince.
  3. In a large skillet, melt butter on low heat with a pinch of parsley. Add lemon juice, the zest, salt and pepper and garlic. Saute for for several seconds until the garlic is done.
  4. Remove from heat. Add pasta to the skillet, tossing to coat. Stire in cheese and parsley and serve.
Most Helpful

This is a wonderful light pasta dish (and we do not eat much pasta). I did vary it with some hot pepper flakes and fresh basil from the garden. Thanks for a great addition to my recipe files.

waynejohn1234 July 25, 2008

I am editing and upgrading my review of this after making it several more times. I first tried it in Fall of 2007 for Pick a Chef. What a stroke of good luck for me, because this recipe was really good! Very easy to make, and very tasty. Made first as a side dish for my son's birthday party, and the whole pan was gone! Had a variety of ratings from the family ranging from 3.5 to 5 stars. Originally gave 4 as it is a solid recipe with great flavor. Upgraded to 5 after making a bunch of times and it is always outstanding. Only change was to reduce the salt considerably as I have a daughter on sodium restriction. Great recipe, will make again for sure! Thanks, Lady911 - I can't wait to make your other recipes! Messy44

Messy44 February 07, 2008