Pasta with Parmesan Sauce

    20 minutes

    A very simple and satisfying pasta dish, perfect for any weeknight. With crusty bread and a side salad it is a meal in itself.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 50g butter
    • 1 cup (250ml) cream
    • 400g spaghetti (or other pasta)
    • salt
    • ground nutmeg to taste
    • 75g Parmesan cheese, grated
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • freshly ground white pepper
    • 10 basil leaves, cut into strips

    Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Cook spaghetti until al dente according to package instructions, about 8-11 minutes.
    2. Meanwhile, heat butter in a pan until foamy. Stir in half the cream and boil over high heat until sauce has reduced to about half.
    3. Adjust seasoning with salt and nutmeg. Drain spaghetti, return to the pasta pot and toss with cream sauce.
    4. Stir in the remaining cream, Parmesan and olive oil. Season with pepper. Mix in fresh basil and serve immediately.

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