Buttered Pasta: 7 Takes on a Simple Meal


Butter and pasta. If there are two things destined for marriage, it’s butter and pasta. With the holiday budget pinch officially underway, why not whip up a few of these seven splendid recipes, which are easy on your pocketbook and tasty in your belly? Here are 7 takes on Buttered Pasta — from the elegant to the easy — that take the term “comfort food” to a whole new level.

  • Simply Perfect 1 of 7
    Simply Perfect
    Brown butter pasta. It looks fancy, but tastes like home.
    Click for the recipe from Saveur.
  • Fresh Herbs and Awesome 2 of 7
    Fresh Herbs and Awesome
    Pasta, sage, and butter is a simple, elegant take on a basic recipe.
    Click for the recipe from Saveur.
  • Citrus Kissed 3 of 7
    Citrus Kissed
    Lemon butter linguine offers a subtle kick to this classic comfort food.
    Click for the recipe from Tea Noir.
  • Hiya Shrimp 4 of 7
    Hiya Shrimp
    Garlic. Butter. Shrimp. Pasta. Need we say more?
    Click for the recipe from Evil Shenanigans.
  • Earthy Goodness 5 of 7
    Earthy Goodness
    Simple and perfect: wild mushroom and garlic butter pasta.
    Click for the recipe from Savory Bites.
  • Dinnertime Perfection 6 of 7
    Dinnertime Perfection
    Creamy pea and bacon spaghetti is just the sort of dinner every kid will love.
    Click for the recipe from Recipe Blog Book.
  • Elegant Simplicity 7 of 7
    Elegant Simplicity
    Pretty. Easy. Pretty Easy. Chive Buttered Pasta.
    Click for the recipe from Katie Lee at Home.


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