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Lemon Butter Herb Pasta

Rated as 4.35 out of 5 Stars
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"A quick, delicious, and light-tasting sauce with a zesty lemon flavor! You can easily add chicken, shrimp, or your favorite veggies to personalize this basic sauce. Serve with Parmesan cheese."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 239
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 cups pasta)

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the bow-tie pasta at a boil, stirring occasionally, until cooked through yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes; drain.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir chicken broth, lemon juice, oregano, basil, and garlic into the butter. Bring to a simmer and reduce heat to medium-low; cook until thickened to your desired texture, 5 to 7 minutes
  3. Season sauce with salt and pepper. Stir cooked pasta into the butter sauce to coat.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 239 calories; 12.4 28.3 5.2 31 84 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

A fresh, light and delicately flavored pasta dish. I used fresh herbs (parsley, basil and green onion) and I do think that makes a world of difference. Loved it.

Most helpful critical review

This dish needed some adjustments but then came out perfect! I used fresh herbs and doubled them, added sliced green onions, sliced mushrooms 1/4 cup chardonnay & a splash of EVOO. Was a perfect...

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A fresh, light and delicately flavored pasta dish. I used fresh herbs (parsley, basil and green onion) and I do think that makes a world of difference. Loved it.

The lemon flavor was spot on, but the herbs were lacking. This well could be a matter of personal taste preference, but I increased the garlic and would "at least" double the oregano and basil ...

Very good. I doubled the recipe and tossed it with a pound of pasta, a bag of steamed broccoli, and a grocery store rotisserie chicken that I stripped of it's meat. Made a full meal.

This dish needed some adjustments but then came out perfect! I used fresh herbs and doubled them, added sliced green onions, sliced mushrooms 1/4 cup chardonnay & a splash of EVOO. Was a perfect...

I really liked this. Simple, fresh, light-tasting and easy pasta dish to put together. I was looking for a pasta dish without a heavy sauce. Agree with other reviewers--double the seasonings. I ...

Need to double the herbs. Too bland.

Loved this! Thanks for sharing . Kid approved!

I made this pasta just as the recipe stated. The pasta had a good flavor, but the flavor was very light. I ate the pasta mainly as a side dish. I will keep this recipe and will definitely mak...

Sauce is easy, and I like that. I followed the advice of others and doubled the seasonings. But I didn't use this for pasta. I used it to cook boneless, skinless chicken breasts in, on the st...