Vegan Lemon Butter Garlic Pasta Sauce

Vegan Lemon Butter Garlic Pasta Sauce

“Elevate your pasta dishes with this delightful lemon butter garlic sauce, a harmony of zesty and savory flavors. Melted butter infused with minced garlic releases its aromatic essence, complemented by the bright tang of lemon zest and juice. A sprinkle of fresh parsley adds a vibrant touch to this simple yet luscious sauce. Tossed generously with cooked pasta, this sauce transforms into a velvety coating, creating a flavorful and indulgent dish that’s both effortlessly elegant and immensely satisfying.”


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (or vegan butter for a vegan version)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooked pasta of your choice


  1. Prepare the Sauce:
    • In a saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the butter.
    • Add the minced garlic and cook for about 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently to avoid burning.
  2. Infuse Flavors:
    • Add the lemon zest and juice to the saucepan, stirring to combine. Allow it to simmer gently for a couple of minutes to infuse the flavors.
  3. Season and Finish:
    • Stir in the chopped fresh parsley. Season with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting according to your preference.
  4. Toss with Pasta:
    • Pour the lemon butter garlic sauce over your cooked pasta of choice and toss until the pasta is evenly coated.
  5. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Serve the pasta immediately, garnishing with additional parsley or grated lemon zest if desired.

Nutritional Information:

Nutritional values (approximate per serving, excluding pasta):

  • Calories: Around 200-250 calories
  • Protein: Approximately 0-1 gram
  • Carbohydrates: Around 1-2 grams
  • Fat: Approximately 22-25 grams
  • Fiber: Less than 1 gram
  • Sodium: Varies based on added salt and ingredients