Creamy Lemon Gemelli

Creamy Lemon Gemelli
  • Prep Time
  • 4Servings


  • 1 pound gemelli pasta, uncooked
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 ounces (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) Philadelphia® Cream Cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup Kraft® Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Cook pasta as directed on package; drain.

Meanwhile, melt butter in large saucepan on medium heat. Add cream cheese and milk; stir 2 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and sauce is well blended, stirring constantly with whisk. Stir in 2 Tbsp. Parmesan.

Add pasta to sauce with zest; stir until evenly coated. Top with pepper and remaining Parmesan.