Lemon Tagliatelle

By June 19, 2020August 20th, 2020Pasta/Rice
Creamy Lemon Pasta with toasted pine nuts, lemon juice, rocket, basil and parmesan cheese

This pasta is quick and easy to make. It’s creamy, zesty and so flavoursome



Prep time

5 Minutes

Cooking time

15 Minutes


  • 100g tagliatelle 
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • zest of ½ lemon
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese + extra for garnish
  • ½ cup fresh rocket 
  • ½ cup fresh basil
  • Salt
  • Black pepper


  • A sprig of fresh basil
  • Extra grated parmesan cheese 


  • Cook pasta according to the packet, drain and reserve a little of the water
  • Meanwhile, toast the pine nuts in a dry frying pan over medium heat until fragrant. Stir to prevent burning. Remove from heat and set aside
  • Place the drained pasta into the frying pan, add the butter, lemon juice, zest, parmesan cheese, and a little of the reserved water. Stir over medium heat until it becomes creamy
  • Add the rocket and basil, stir until wilted. Season with salt and pepper
  • Place pasta in a serving bowl and garnish with a sprig of basil and extra grated cheese
  • Serve and Enjoy!

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