Quick And Tasty Lemon Pasta Recipe

This lemon pasta recipe is quick and delicious.

Light and low in calories (an average serving is about 350 calories), this dish is very satisfying and makes a great informal supper for two people.


It's also a low cholesterol meal.


160g/6oz pasta (I like to use rigatoni or tagliatelle) 

1 tablespoon of olive oil 
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons of grated lemon zest
60g/2oz/4 tablespoons of low fat cream cheese (soft cheese)
50g/2oz/2 cups of rocket (arugula)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1. Cook your pasta according to the instructions on the packet.

2. Drain the pasta, and then return to the pan.

3. Over a low heat, stir in the olive oil, garlic, lemon zest and low fat cream cheese. Mix until the cheese has melted.

4. Finally stir in the rocket (arugula) and season to taste with salt and pepper.

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5. Immediately remove from the heat and serve.

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