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Lemon Garlic Cream Pasta

Easy recipe for Lemon Garlic Cream Pasta served with chicken!

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 Servings 1x


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  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts, fresh or defrosted
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese blend
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup chopped green beans
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 6 oz cooked pasta noodles


  1. In a large skillet place over medium heat place, olive oil then add chicken breasts cook until fully cooked and no pink remains, the internal temperature of 165F. Place chicken on a plate set aside. Once cooled for a few minutes cut chicken into bite-size chunks.
  2. In the same skillet add butter until melted then whisk in flour to make a rue, then add cream, parmesan, lemon zest, lemon juice, and garlic. Whisk until fully combined.
  3. Add green beans to the sauce and cook over medium heat for 4 minutes. Add in tomatoes, cook for another 2 minutes. Add in cooked chicken and pasta noodles. Mix together and let cook for another few minutes on low heat. Enjoy.


**Use Shrimp instead of Chicken

  • Author: Elizabeth Waterson I Confessions of a Baking Queen
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Cook
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: lemon cream pasta, lemon noodles, lemon cream sauce

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