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Easy Lemon Artichoke Pasta

Lemon Artichoke Pasta

  • Author: Carole Jones
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Category: Main dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Italian


Delicious and super fast dinner recipe for a busy weeknight….and tastes so fresh!


1 pound pasta of choice
12 ounces artichoke hearts, drained
1 lemon, juice and zest
8 sprigs thyme, stripped
2 bunches cilantro or flat leaf parsley, leaves only
3 cloves garlic
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese


1.  Cook the pasta according to box directions.
2.  While pasta cooks, process everything but the cheese together in your food processor until it comes together. You do not want a smooth mixture.
3.  Drain pasta, pour into serving bowl and immediately top with the artichoke sauce and parmesan.  Toss until mixture evenly covers the pasta.


  • Serving Size: 1/8
  • Calories: 357
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 677 mg
  • Fat: 15 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 10 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 46 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 11 g
  • Cholesterol: 11 mg

Keywords: easy pasta recipe, artichokes, lemon, parmesan cheese

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