One Pot Creamy Garlic Parmesan Pasta

one pot garlic parmesan pasta recipe

This meal falls right into the ‘quick to make yet so very delicious’ category of dishes.

With only a few ingredients to use and one pot to put them in to be cooked all at the same time, this recipe is the perfect choice for a weeknight dinner.

To imagine the taste, just think of Fettuccine Alfredo, but without the heavy cream or cream cheese.

And as the garlic and Parmesan combination in the title already promises, this pasta is incredibly yummy and truly impossible to resist. We loved it!


With lots of love,


One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta
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Serves: 3 servings
  • 8 oz (230 grams) pasta (I used linguine)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups (500 ml) chicken broth
  • 1½ cups (350 ml) milk (or more if needed)
  • 2 tbsp (30 grams) unsalted butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup (50 grams) freshly grated Parmesan
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Add garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Stir in chicken broth, milk, butter and pasta.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, to taste (I added ½ tsp salt and ¼ tsp ground black pepper).
  5. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until pasta is cooked through, about 18-20 minutes. Stir in Parmesan. If the mixture is too thick, add more milk as needed.
  6. Serve immediately. Garnish with parsley, if desired.


This recipe was adapted from

Lemon Spaghetti

lemon spaghetti recipe

When I stumbled upon a Lemon Pasta recipe a few days ago, the whole concept seemed so unusual and intriguing to me that I just knew I had to try it.

And the result?

Absolutely gorgeous!

This simple dish is full of nicely balanced bright flavors. The combination of lemon and garlic is a match made in heaven. And the addition of Parmesan cheese brings just about anything to a whole different level of the greatest kind.

Simple, refreshing, satisfying. I wholeheartedly recommend this meal to you.

You can find all the necessary details below.



Lemon Spaghetti
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Serves: 3 servings
  • ½ pound (250 grams) spaghetti
  • ⅓ cup (80 ml) olive oil
  • ½ cup (50 grams) grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
  • ½ tbsp lemon zest
  1. In a large bowl, whisk oil, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt and pepper to blend. Set the lemon sauce aside.
  2. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain reserving ½ cup (120 ml) of the cooking liquid.
  3. Add spaghetti to the lemon sauce; toss with basil and lemon zest.
  4. Toss pasta with enough reserved cooking liquid to moisten.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


This lovely recipe was adapted from

Easy 30-Minute Brown Butter Chicken Pasta

easy 30-minute brown butter chicken pasta recipe

Hi friends!

I have a lovely weeknight dinner idea for you today. If you don’t have too much time on your hands but still would like to serve your loved ones something delicious and slightly extraordinary, I highly recommend this Brown Butter Chicken Pasta to you. It is super quick and the brown butter adds a whole new dimension of flavor to the meal. It’s truly addictive!

If you’d like to find out more, please see the details below….

With love,


Easy 30-Minute Brown Butter Chicken Pasta
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  • 16 oz (450 grams) bow-tie pasta
  • 1 stick (110 grams) unsalted butter
  • 32 oz (950 ml) chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 3 chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized cubes
  • 2 cups (200 grams) sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups (320 grams) halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cups (120 grams) fresh spinach
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • ¾ tsp red paprika powder
  • 1 tsp dried garlic powder
  • ½ tsp curry powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp dried chives
  • Parmesan cheese (optional)
  1. In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Continue to cook until it bubbles and turns a caramel brown color.
  2. Add the pasta to the pot and let cook for about 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  3. Add the chicken broth to the pot and stir.
  4. Season with ¼ tsp salt, ¾ tsp red paprika powder, 1 tsp dried garlic, ½ tsp curry powder, ¼ tsp cayenne pepper, 1 tsp dried parsley and 1 tsp dried chives. Stir. Simmer until all liquid is absorbed by the pasta, stirring occasionally. If all liquid is gone before your pasta is done, add more water and continue to simmer.
  5. While the pasta is simmering, in a skillet, add 1 tbsp olive oil and place over medium to high heat.
  6. Add the chicken to the skillet, season with about ¾ tsp salt and ¼ tsp ground black pepper. Cook until done.
  7. Remove the chicken from the skillet into a separate bowl. Cover with foil.
  8. Add 1 tbsp olive oil in the skillet. Add the mushrooms and tomatoes to the skillet. Season with a little salt. Saute until the mushrooms are soft.
  9. Add in the spinach and cook until the spinach has wilted.
  10. Once all of the chicken broth has been absorbed into the pasta, toss the mushroom-tomato-spinach mixture and the chicken into the pot with the pasta. Stir well to combine. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve.
  11. Enjoy!


(This lovely recipe was adapted from Thanks Angie!)

Chicken Broccoli Pasta Skillet With Parmesan

chicken broccoli skillet with parmesan recipe

Hello friends!

Today I am stopping by to share another recipe with you. It’s a lovely pasta dish that’s very easy and quick to make. A perfect choice for a weeknight dinner. So if you are looking for a flavorful meal that is nourishing and will please the crowds, this is it. We really loved it…


With lots of love,


(This yummy recipe was inspired by

Chicken Broccoli Pasta Skillet With Parmesan
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  • 3 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) squares
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 6 cups (1400 ml) chicken broth
  • 14 oz (400 grams) penne
  • 1 medium broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 cup (190 grams) oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • ¾ cup (170 ml) heavy cream
  • ¾ cup (80 grams) grated Parmesan
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  1. In a large skillet or pot, heat 2 tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Add the chicken, season with salt and pepper. Cook until the chicken is cooked through (about 12 minutes). Place the chicken in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Add the remaining 1 tbsp olive oil in the skillet, add the onion, ½ tsp salt and cook until the onion softens. Then stir in the garlic, oregano, red pepper flakes and cook about 30 seconds.
  3. Add the chicken broth, bring to a boil, then add the pasta. Cook until the liquid is very thick and syrupy (almost completely absorbed), 12 - 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in the broccoli florets and sun-dried tomatoes, cover and cook until the broccoli is almost tender (4-5 minutes).
  5. On medium-high heat, stir in the cream, Parmesan, chicken and allow to simmer uncovered until the chicken is heated through.
  6. Remove the skillet from the heat, stir in the lemon juice.
  7. Add more salt and pepper to taste if necessary.


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