Creamy Lemon Butter Sauce Over Farfalle Pasta

A bowl of Creamy Lemon Pasta Sauce with Farfalle noodles and the rest of the skillet behind it. There is a napkin, lemon, and garlic on the table.

A lemon pasta recipe that comforts the soul and fills a plate with comfort goodness. This Creamy Lemon Butter Sauce over Farfalle pasta is so simple, but feels so big. It is easy to make and even easier to eat.




  1. Melt butter in sauce pan on medium low and add garlic
  2. Start water for pasta and cook per the pasta instructions.
  3. While pasta is cooking, continue on. Once garlic is soft, add lemon zest, pepper, and salt to saucepan
  4. Simmer for 5 minutes
  5. Add cream and bring to simmer. Let cook for about 5 minutes.Make sure to stir, as you don’t want the cream to scorch.
  6. Slowly add parmesan cheese to cream mixture, stir to melt
  7. Continue to stir and put on low until pasta is done
  8. Drain pasta
  9. First toss in lemon juice and then add cream sauce
  10. Serve and garnish with grated parmesan cheese and parsley.


  • Serving Size: 1/4 dish
  • Calories: 826 Calories
  • Sugar: 6 g
  • Sodium: 767 mg
  • Fat: 43 g
  • Saturated Fat: 25 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 14 g
  • Carbohydrates: 94 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Protein: 23 g
  • Cholesterol: 134 mg

Keywords: Lemon Butter Sauce