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Brown Butter Parmesan Spaghetti
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    Nutty brown butter, grated Parmesan cheese, and pasta water mingle with al dente spaghetti to create pure magic. Best of all, this dish is ready in a matter of minutes.

    Ingredients

    • 4 tablespoons butter (I use unsalted, but salted is also fine)
    • 1/2 pound (8 ounces) spaghetti noodles
    • 1/4 cup pasta water + more if necessary (don't throw it out!)
    • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese (not shredded) + more for topping if desired
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • Recommended (but optional) toppings for a little variation: fresh chopped basil, cooked chopped bacon, halved cherry tomatoes
    • Recommended (but optional) toppings for a little variation: fresh chopped basil, cooked chopped bacon, halved cherry tomatoes
    • Recommended (but optional) toppings for a little variation: fresh chopped basil, cooked chopped bacon, halved cherry tomatoes

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 294 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 21.34%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 41.5%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 36 mg 12.07%
    • Sodium: 421 mg 17.53%
    • Calcium: 81 mg 8.13%
    • Potassium: 32 mg 0.92%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.33%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 36 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.62%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 10.87%
    • Vitamin C 1.62%
    • Vitamin D 0.35%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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