Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Lemon Garlic Pasta

4 servings


30 minutes

active time

40 minutes

total time


1 Head of Garlic, 10-15 cloves

1/4 Cup 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


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.

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

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

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

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

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

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


Serving Size




Total Fat

16 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Unsaturated Fat

12 g

Trans Fat

0 g


1 mg


83 g

Total Carbohydrate

34 g

Dietary Fiber

5 g

Total Sugars

4 g


5 g

4 servings


30 minutes

active time

40 minutes

total time
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