Easy Lemon Farfalle Pasta

Tasty food doesn’t need to be complicated or cost a fortune.This is a seriously simple flavor packed pasta that is fantastic on its own or as a side dish.The combination of the zesty lemon, gentle balsamic vinegar sweetness and lush extra virgin olive oil gives you fuss-free delicious flavors. It stores really well so it would be ideal as a meal -prep idea or work lunch box meal. This is one of my favorite pasta shapes it reminds me of little bow ties. What is your preferred pasta shape?

Lemon Farfalle Pasta
Lemon Bow Pasta


  • 2 cups Farfalle Pasta
  • 1 cup Angel Sweet tomatoes (cut in half)
  • 1/2 cup English cucumber (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (diced)
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 a lemon (juice)
  • pinch of pepper


  1. Cook pasta according to instructions on the box
  2. In a non-stick on a medium heat add a tbsp of olive oil and then lightly brown garlic.
  3. Turn off heat.
  4. In a large mixing bowl toss cooked pasta, olive oil, garlic, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, pepper, cucumber, tomatoes and basil.
  5. Plate and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.Enjoy.

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