Lemony Green Pasta

If you’re looking for an easy & delicious pasta recipe- you must try my boyfriend’s lemony green spaghetti! Super easy to make and VERY tasty! Check out the recipe below enjoy!


Lemony Green Pasta

  • 1 box spaghetti
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 cup frozen spinach
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup pasta water, divided
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cubed, divided
  • 1 tbsp basil paste
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add in pasta and cook to box instructions. Reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water.

  2. Add 1 tbsp olive oil to a pot and add in shallot and garlic. Cook for 3-4 minutes until garlic & shallots are cooked down. Add in frozen spinach, 1/4 cup pasta water and mix together until combined. Add in wine and 1/4 cup of cubed butter. Mix together until butter is melted. Add in more pasta

  3. Add in cooked pasta to the sauce and add in basil paste, 1/4 cup butter and fresh parsley. Mix together until combined. Add in olive oil and lemon juice and mix.

  4. Plate pasta and garnish with fresh parsley and chili flakes. Enjoy!


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