This gluten free spaghetti recipe is made with Italian herb seasoning and garlic cream sauce is yummy and ready in just 20 minutes. A perfect kids friendly weeknight dinner.
If you had doubts on how does gluten free spaghetti taste and if you could make a gluten-free spaghetti sauce from scratch then this recipe is guaranteed to impress.
The creamy, lemon and garlic pasta sauce luxuriously wraps around the pasta and will keep others guessing on the gluten free pasta bit!
This dish was so delicious that the kids wanted to have seconds.
It surely is one of the best gluten free spaghetti recipe you will make. So surely give it a try.
This dish is so simple and so easy to make that you can whip up the sauce while the pasta is boiling in just 20 minutes.
I added broccoli to spaghetti to make the dish nutritious and wholesome. You can choose to omit using broccoli or use any other vegetable of your choice.
All you need are 7 ingredients that you may already have in the drawer.
Fresh and Pantry Ingredients:
⇒ Spaghetti ( gluten free or normal)
⇒ Butter /Olive oil
⇒ Lemon juice
Spices or Seasoning Used:
⇒ Italian Seasoning ( for extra flavour)
⇒ Substitute milk with almond milk, hemp milk or lactose free cream cheese.
More alternatives and cooking substitute options shared in the cooking notes
Below is the step wise guide with images to make this creamy lemon garlic gluten free spaghetti sauce at home.
Add 2 tsp or more salt in water and bring to boil. Once it comes to a boil add the gluten free or any type of spaghetti.
After the spaghetti is cooked midway add broccoli and boil them together. Both need to be al dente and try not to overcook them. Drain and keep aside.
While the pasta is boiling make the sauce. Heat oil/butter or both and let it melt. Add chopped garlic and saute for a minute until slightly cooked.
Now reduce heat and add in milk mixing well. Next add the Italian seasoning and mix in well and bring back to simmer.
Remove sauce from heat and add lemon juice, stir in well.
Finally add the boiled spaghetti and broccoli to the garlic pasta sauce and stir in well to cover with the sauce.
Your gluten free spaghetti in creamy garlic lemon sauce is ready to be served. Add chilli flakes and Parmesan cheese if you wish!
Here is the recipe video to show you the making in action.
Keep the tips is mind to help you make a creamy pasta sauce that does not curdle.
To make a low carb pasta sauce I used milk instead of cream. To make the cream a bit thick add a teaspoon of flour to the sauce, you can also use skimmed cream, low fat yoghurt or half and half is you wish.
I used milk and cream to make the creamy sauce.
For a vegan option of this recipe simply substitute the ingredients with the following:
Voila, there you have a low carb vegan gluten free spaghetti recipe .
If you do not have Italian seasoning you can use any herb based seasoning or single herb such as dried basil, dried thyme or make this easy Mediterranean herby spice blend at home.
A question commonly asked is what type of pasta is gluten free?
There are many types of wheat free pasta , that is pasta that do not have gluten in them.
You can easily find them in supermarkets or specialist gluten free stores.
There are different choices to pick a pasta type that you think you may enjoy the taste better than the others.
Some of the popular pasta without gluten are:
For this dish I used quinoa pasta. One could hardly tell the difference because the spaghetti was drenched well in the gluten free spaghetti sauce made with Italian seasoning.
If you enjoy experimenting with flavours then try this easy prawn pasta recipe in oriental coconut milk pasta sauce.
|Spaghetti ( gluten free or normal) - 250 gms|
|Broccoli, cut into florets - 1 cup|
|Garlic, finely chopped - 4 pods|
|Milk - 2 cups|
|Italian Seasoning ( for extra flavour) - 1 tsp|
|Butter /Olive oil - 2 tsp|
|Lemon juice - 3 tsp|