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A white bowl holding bright yellow lemon pasta. Garnished with fresh basil. There are forks and a blue and white striped dish cloth in the background.

Lemon Pasta Sauce

Planted in the Kitchen
This lemon pasta is deliciously savory and refreshing with just the right amount of zest.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 117 kcal


  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic medium
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup oat milk
  • ½ cup vegetable broth
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoon fresh basil or parsley


  • Cook your pasta according to package instructions.
  • Combine the olive oil and minced garlic in a pan and cook over medium heat until fragrant (about 2 minutes) being careful not to let garlic burn.
  • Whisk all other ingredients together and then add to the pan. Cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes until the sauce reduces and thickens.
  • Strain your pasta and add it to the pot with the lemon sauce. Toss well, garnish with basil, and enjoy!


You can substitute the oat milk for cashew milk.
This recipe is best served with half a pound of pasta.
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