Lemon Garlic Pasta

Lemon Garlic Pasta


  • 1 Head of Garlic 10-15 cloves

  • 1/4 Cup J. Olive Co. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 4-5 Tb Fresh Lemon Juice 1 large or 2 small lemons

  • Lemon Zest

  • Pinch of Salt

  • 1/8 tsp Red Pepper Flakes or more if you like spicy

  • 1/2 lb Angel Hair Pasta - cooked

  • Fresh Grated Parmesan


  1. Place peeled garlic cloves in an oven safe dish, drizzle with olive oil and cover with foil. Oven roast at 400° for 30-40 minutes (until lightly golden browned). Let cool for 2-3 minutes, then chop.

  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Feel free to use a different type of pasta if you prefer.

  3.  In a large sauté pan over medium/low heat - heat the olive oil and chopped garlic for 4-5 minutes while stirring.

  4. Add the lemon juice and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes.

  5.  Reduce heat to low - add the salt and red pepper flakes.

  6. Add the cooked pasta and toss with the lemon garlic sauce until fully coated.

  7.  Transfer to serving dishes and top with a drizzle of olive oil, lemon zest, fresh grated Parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes (optional).

Recipe and image courtesy of Wonky Wonderful