Creamy Cilantro Lime Spaghetti

This Creamy Cilantro Lime Spaghetti is an incredible pasta dish! With fresh roasted tomatoes and a citrusy kick, you have to add it to your dinner menu.

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Easy & Delicious Spaghetti Recipe

Having easy dinner recipes is a must! I love surprising my family with new ways to enjoy spaghetti and let me tell you, everyone loves this spaghetti with a little Mexican flare!

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Thrilled to partner with The Good Table to bring you the perfect side dish recipe for your perfectly seasoned chicken dinner. Your family and friends are in for a big treat. I love making dinnertime adventurous for my crazy boys. I try to let them try something new a few times a month to broaden their palates. A new vegetable with their favorite dipping sauce is always fun. Challenging them to eat the colors of the rainbows is a favorite too. Have fun at dinnertime and make it adventurous!

How to Make Creamy Cilantro Lime Spaghetti

Roasted Tomato Cilantro Lime Creamy Spaghetti

Cook your spaghetti until al dente.

Roasted Tomato Cilantro Lime Creamy Spaghetti

You’ll roast some cherry tomatoes and saute chopped onions.

Roasted Tomato Cilantro Lime Creamy Spaghetti

Add your cooked spaghetti back to your dutch oven and add the rest of your ingredients.

Spaghetti Recipe

You get this simple colorful dinner, ready in under an hour. Serve spaghetti with chicken.

Spaghetti Recipe

My Mexican style spaghetti is sure to please the entire table. Enjoy!


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Creamy Cilantro Lime Spaghetti

This Creamy Cilantro Lime Spaghetti is an incredible pasta dish! With fresh roasted tomatoes and a citrusy kick, you have to add it to your dinner menu.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 354kcal
Author: Jenny
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  • Oven


  • 1 pound dry spaghetti noodles
  • 4 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup mild prepared salsa
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • Place tomatoes onto a large cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or tin foil for easier clean up. Drizzle tomatoes with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until skin just starts to split. Remove.
  • Heat oil in large dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, cooking for about 5 minutes, until softened. Stir in cooked spaghetti and add cilantro leaves, cream, salsa, lime juice, salt, cumin, pepper and garlic salt. Stir until combined and cook until hot. Remove from heat and just before serving stir in roasted tomatoes gently.


Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 497mg | Potassium: 388mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 730IU | Vitamin C: 20.2mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1.5mg
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Disclaimer: This post was in partnership with The Good Table. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Picky Palate possible.

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15 Responses
  1. Monique @ Ambitious Kitchen

    So good seeing you at GM! I saw you put this on Snapchat and am eager to give it a try. Looks like an easy dinner — especially with all that good pasta!

  2. Don Rutherford


    I have never seen that brand of the coating mix for the chicken. (Good Table)

    I live in the west part of Michigan.

    The whole recipe looks very good

  3. Heather @ The Spicy Apron

    Thank you, thank you, thank you for combining Italian with the Southwest – my two favorites! Looks like a great combo!

  4. Lauren @ Climbing Grier Mountain

    One of my favorite meals growing up as a kid! Love the twist of roasted tomato!

  5. Ethan W.

    The crunchy chicken combines really well with the tasty spaghetti! Lovely recipe, thanks for sharing it.

    1. Laura @ Raise Your Garden

      And crispy chicken makes me happy! You’re honestly making me re-think my daily trek to Chipotle. That’s it, I’m gonna cook tonight! And then I’ll call my Mother-in-law cause she’ll be so proud!!!!

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