Bring a large stockpot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until pasta is al dente. Drain, reserving 1-1/2 cups pasta water. Set cooked pasta aside; keep warm.
Translated as simply “cheese and pepper," this so-easy 30-minute main dish is also a budget-friendly weeknight solution.
Servings and Ingredients
|½ (16-oz.) pkg. Gustare Vita organic spaghetti|
|1 c. Hy-Vee unsalted butter, softened, divided|
|¾ c. freshly grated Soirée Parmesan cheese chunk, divided, plus additional for garnish|
|1 tbsp. freshly cracked Hy-Vee black peppercorns, divided, plus additional for garnish|
Things To Grab
- Large stockpot
- Deep skillet
- Large bowl
- Large serving bowl
Meanwhile, cut 1/2 cup butter into slices; place in a large bowl. Add 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese and 3/4 tablespoon cracked black peppercorns; stir until well combined. Stir in reserved hot pasta water until butter is melted.
Melt remaining 1/2 cup butter in large, deep skillet. Remove skillet from heat.
Add pasta to butter mixture in large bowl; toss to coat. Then add pasta mixture to melted butter in skillet. If desired, stir in remaining 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese and 1/4 tablespoon cracked pepper. Cook over medium-high heat until bubbly and thickened, stirring occasionally.
To serve, transfer pasta mixture to a large pasta serving bowl. Garnish with additional Parmesan cheese and black pepper, if desired. Serve immediately.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 54g
- Cholesterol: 135mg
- Sodium: 370mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 42g
- Protein: 16g