Lemon Pasta Sauce


This lemon pasta sauce is deliciously creamy and tastes wonderful tossed with your favorite pasta. Add cubes of cooked chicken or veggies, if desired.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 cup beef broth

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

  • 4 tablespoons butter

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest

  • 10 ounces uncooked pasta


  1. Combine broth, cream, and butter in a large saucepan or skillet. Bring to a simmer over medium heat; cook until reduced by about half. Stir in lemon juice, lemon zest, and lime zest. Set sauce aside.

  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until tender yet firm to the bite, 8 to 10 minutes; drain.

  3. Add pasta to sauce and toss until well coated.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

412 Calories
28g Fat
33g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 412
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 131mg 44%
Sodium 256mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 4mg 21%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 174mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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