Garlic Butter Pasta

A rich, savory, and easy pasta dish the whole family will love. Made with homemade garlic butter sauce, this is a side dish you can serve with any of your main dishes.


- Unsalted butter - Pasta - Salt&pepper - Parmesan cheese - Fresh garlic cloves - Fresh parsley

Cook the pasta


Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Reserve 1 cup of the pasta water, drain the pasta, and return it to the pot.

Make the garlic sauce

Melt the butter in a small skillet or saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook it over medium-low heat until it softens (2-3 minutes), stirring frequently.


Coat The Pasta

Add the buttered pasta sauce to the cooked pasta and toss until combined. If the pasta is sticky, add the reserved pasta water to the mix in 2-tablespoon increments.


Add the parmesan

Sprinkle the buttered spaghetti noodles with parmesan cheese and chopped parsley, and toss until combined.


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