Linguine With Lemon, Garlic & Parmesan

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

A light, fresh supper meal - choose lemons that are firm, heavy and fragrant to ensure that they're juicy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the linguine according to pack instructions.
  2. Mix together the lemon zest, juice, olive oil, garlic, parmesan and parsley in a large bowl.
  3. Drain the pasta and toss with the sauce.
  4. Scatter over extra parsley or parmesan, if you like.
Most Helpful

I too have made this several times! I took the advice of the reviewers and added extra garlic. This is great as a side dish as well as a stand alone meal. I have also made lemon chicken with steamed spinach and added both to this pasta dish and it is just delicious.

robynear June 07, 2009

Excellent!!!! So simple to make and just has a wonderful flavor. I used 4 garlic cloves (we love garlic) and added a sprinkle of crushed red peppers to suit our taste and whole wheat spaghetti which is what I had, but the recipe alone with no changes is just wonderful. Thanks so much for sharing. I'll be making this again. Went into my 2009 favorites.

~Nimz~ March 08, 2009

I have to say that tho I printed this recipe ( I thought it sounded very 'interesting') it was on the kitchen counter for several days, as it is just so 'different' sounding and I was not sure my DH would like it. I prepared it last night and we both liked it very much. It is so easy and fast that I know it will join the favorites in this household! Thank you so much for posting, English Rose.

Colorado Lauralee March 26, 2010