Creamy Lemon Pasta

Creamy Lemon Pasta

Enjoy our recipe Creamy Lemon Pasta by feastr. Ideal to lose weight. Balanced and very tasty.

Nutritional information:

Calories3870 kJ (924 kcal)
Protein46 g
Fat39 g
Carbohydrates93 g
Fiber7 g


grater, non-stick frying pan, pot, cutting board, cooking spoon, chef's knife

Recipe instructions:


Wash the lemon with hot water. Grate the lemon zest and squeeze the juice out of the lemon.

  • ½ Lemon (~ 1 oz)
    ½ Lemon (~ 1 oz)
  • 2 Garlic cloves (~ 0.2 oz)
    2 Garlic cloves (~ 0.2 oz)

Prepare the spaghetti according to the package instructions. Before draining the pasta save some of the pasta water. You will need it later on in the recipe.

  • 4.4 oz Spaghetti
    4.4 oz Spaghetti
  • 1⁄3 cup Water
    1⁄3 cup Water

Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces. Heat the canola oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat and fry the chicken pieces until golden brown, season with salt and pepper and set aside. Make sure the chicken is fully cooked.

  • 3.5 oz Chicken breast
    3.5 oz Chicken breast
  • 1 tsp Canola oil
    1 tsp Canola oil
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
    Black pepper

Heat the olive oil in a non stick pan over medium to high heat. Add the garlic and fry until it starts to brown.

  • 1 tsp Olive oil
    1 tsp Olive oil

Deglaze with the lemon juice add lemon zest, salt, pepper, cream, pasta water, bring to a boil and let cook for approx. 10-15 min.

  • ¼ cup Whipping cream
    ¼ cup Whipping cream
  • 1⁄3 cup Water
    1⁄3 cup Water
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
    Black pepper

Add cream cheese and chicken, let cook for an additional 5 minutes add spaghetti, turn off the heat and season with salt and pepper. Serve and top with parmesan and basil.

  • 1 Tbsp Cream cheese
    1 Tbsp Cream cheese
  • 0.4 oz Parmesan cheese
    0.4 oz Parmesan cheese
  • leaves of Basil, fresh
    leaves of Basil, fresh

Enjoy your meal!