Lemony Pasta Alfredo

A creamy, lemony, lactose free Alfredo pasta dish that’s healthy but feels decadent.


  1. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Set aside ¼ cup (60 ml) of the water used to cook the pasta.
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter (or oil) on medium until hot.
  3. Add the garlic, red pepper flakes and lemon zest. Cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the flour and beat for 1 minute using a whisk. Do not let the flour brown. It must cook just enough so it loses its chalky aftertaste.
  5. Gently mix in the Natrel Lactose Free, stirring constantly. Whisk the mixture for 5 to 6 minutes or until the sauce is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  6. Add the Parmesan. Season with a few pinches of salt and some pepper to taste. Pour the sauce over the pasta and add the reserved cooking water.
  7. Gently mix the pasta until it is well coated.
  8. Divide pasta among soup plates or bowls and garnish with some Parmesan and the parsley. Finish with some freshly ground pepper.

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