Lemon and Garlic Pasta with Squash Recipe

Servings 3 servings


  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 1 to 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 4 oz Spaghetti This Recipe is best with Thin Whole Grain Pasta
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 to 6 Fresh Basil Leaves chiffonade
  • 1 Yellow Squash or 1 to 2 tomatoes chunked
  • 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese


  • Boil and prepare spaghetti.
  • Mince your garlic and put it in a pan with the Olive Oil. Heat on Med-High Heat until the garlic starts to brown.
  • While your garlic browns cut the Squash lengthwise very thin almost like spaghetti. Place into the pan with your garlic and olive oil and heat until slightly tender.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Drain pasta and place in a large bowl. Pour in the olive oil, garlic, and squash mix. Squeeze the half lemon over all of the pasta and toss together.
  • Add the Parmesan Cheese and Chiffonade Basil leaves and continues to toss until well blended.