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Lemon Pasta

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 2
  • Cook Time: 8
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Pasta
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Diet: Vegan


This Lemon Pasta is budget friendly, creamy, tangy and ready in just 10 minutes. So easy to make with simple ingredients, you wouldn’t believe it is vegan and you can do this with so little effort. Kids friendly, family approved a keeper with fresh flavor that the whole family will enjoy.



  • 4 cups pasta, cooked (use gf, if required)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 cup coconut milk full fat
  • 3 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 batch vegan Parmesan (my recipe)
  • salt, pepper to taste


  1. In a skillet or casserole, heat olive oil. Add sliced garlic and fry for 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in the lemon juice and zest. Repeat with the coconut milk, then bring to a cook again at medium heat for another minute.
  2. Give the vegan parmesan to the sauce and stir well. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Finally add cooked pasta to the lemon sauce and cook for 4 minutes more. Serve on plates or in bowls.


  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 540
  • Sugar: 1.2 g
  • Sodium: 197 mg
  • Fat: 15.9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.3 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 9.8 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 63 g
  • Fiber: 5.3 g
  • Protein: 13 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

Keywords: pasta recipes, vegan pasta, lunch, dinner, meal prep, mediterranean