Lemon Farmer Cheese Pasta

This Lemon Farmer Cheese Pasta is the zest you’ll ever have! 🍋 It starts with our Lifeway Farmer cheese. This #smallbatch, #protein rich, dry curd #cheese is a versatile ingredient with a flavor that flawlessly adapts to a variety of dishes. In this #recipe, we infuse it with lemon, creating a perfectly balanced, light and tangy pasta sauce. We stir the sauce into our favorite short pasta and arugula, add a little oil and spices, and then sit down for a rich, filling, heavenly pasta dinner.

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Prep Time: 25 mins Servings: 5-6


  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions until al dente, reserving 1 cup of cooking water. Drain pasta and set aside.
  2. Make the sauce in the same pot: add the Farmer Cheese, parmesan, lemon zest and juice, salt and pepper to taste and stir until well combined.
  3. Stir or whisk in ½ cup of pasta water until smooth.
  4. Add the pasta and stir until the noodles are well coated adding more pasta water to loosen up the sauce as needed for a smooth sauce.
  5. Stir in the arugula.
  6. Serve immediately and top with remaining sauce and a drizzle of olive oil. Serve with extra parmesan, red-pepper flakes and torn basil.