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Lemon Chicken Pasta Recipe

This Lemon Chicken Pasta Is Covered In A Delicious Sauce Made From Lemons, Whipping Cream, Cheeses, And Fresh Basil. You Can't Go Wrong With This Recipe!!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 1003 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 4 chicken breasts grilled and sliced
  • 1 lb penne cooked
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1-2 whole lemons (depending on how much lemon you want in it - I use only 1)
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup Half & Half
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese grated
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves chopped


  1. Cook pasta as directed on box. Reserve one cup water, set pasta aside.

  2. In same pot, melt butter over medium heat. Squeeze in juice of lemon(s) and whisk together.

  3. Pour half & half and cream together and whisk until hot. Dump in cheese and whisk until melted. Add salt pepper to taste.

  4. Check consistency and add hot pasta water until you reach your desired thickness. Stir in half of your basil.
  5. Pour pasta and sauce into a large bowl. Add chicken, sprinkle remaining basil on top. ENJOY with some garlic bread. Yum!
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Chicken Pasta Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1003 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 22g138%
Cholesterol 250mg83%
Sodium 593mg26%
Potassium 1162mg33%
Carbohydrates 87g29%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 68g136%
Vitamin A 1390IU28%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 237mg24%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.