Tired of eating your pasta with generic red sauce? This simple wine and butter sauce will deliver a rich creaminess you never knew you could cook. It’s unbelievably simple and definitely outshines anything that comes from a jar. You’ll never look back after realizing that spaghetti doesn’t have to be boring.

Lemon Butter Pasta

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:10 minutes
  • Total Time:15 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon flour
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Salt, to taste
  • Parsley, to garnish
Photo by Steph Cozza
Photo by Steph Cozza

Step 1

In a small pan, melt 2 tablespoons of butter on medium-high heat. When the butter is melted, add minced garlic.

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GIF by Steph Cozza

Step 2

Sauté until golden and fragrant. Then, add flour and stir to combine.

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GIF by Steph Cozza

Step 3

Deglaze the pan by adding white wine. Turn the heat down to low and let the alcohol cook off. Let reduce until as much liquid evaporates as was added.

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GIF by Steph Cozza

Step 4

Turn the heat back up to medium-high and add lemon juice and remaining 2 tablespoons of butter. Stir to combine.

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GIF by Steph Cozza

Step 5

Serve immediately over pasta and sprinkle with parsley flakes.

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GIF by Steph Cozza

Step 6

Enjoy.

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GIF by Steph Cozza