Amazing Butter Sauce for Pasta That'll Leave You Hungry for More

Have you ever tried using butter sauce while making pasta? If not, here are some recipes that will help you add a new zing to your pasta recipes.
Pasta is an integral part of Italian cuisine and has been adopted by several cuisines of the world. It is said that pastas are available in 600 shapes and sizes, from which the most popular ones are spaghetti, lasagna and macaroni.

Pasta is first cooked in boiled water and then eaten by adding some type of sauce to it. People also add vegetables, meat as well as sausages to the pasta to make it more delicious. One of the sauces that is used with pasta is the butter sauce.

Let us take a look at the different ways of making pasta with butter sauce.

Preparation #1

Ingredients

Butter, softened, 4 oz.
Evaporated milk, 4 tbsp.
Parmesan cheese, 2 tbsp.
Margarine, softened, 4 oz.
Cayenne, 3 pinches
Flour, 1 tbsp.
Garlic powder, ¼ tsp.
Salt and pepper, as per taste

Directions

Take butter and margarine in a bowl and blend them together by adding flour.
Using a hand mixer will make the task easier.
Place a pan on low heat and add the butter and margarine mixture into it.
When it starts melting, add the garlic powder, milk, cayenne, salt and pepper to the pan.
If the sauce becomes too thick, add a little more milk, but see to it that it does not become too thin.
Put in the Parmesan cheese and then mix the whole thing with the pasta of your choice.

Preparation #2

Ingredients

Spaghetti, 8 oz.
Garlic cloves, minced, 2
Parmesan cheese, 2 tbsp.
Butter, ⅓ cup
Dried parsley, ½ tsp.
Salt and ground pepper, as per taste

Directions

Cook the pasta (spaghetti) according to the directions given on the packet.
When fully cooked, drain the excess water and spread it on a flat dish.
Heat butter or olive oil in a sauce pan and fry garlic in it.
When the garlic turns a little brown, add the cooked pasta in the pan and mix well.
This should be followed by salt, ground pepper and parsley.
Transfer the pasta in a bowl and serve by sprinkling Parmesan cheese over it.

Preparation #3

Ingredients

Butter, 4 tbsp.
Heavy cream, 8 oz.
Garlic cloves, minced, 2
Salt, 1 tsp.
Nutmeg, ¼ tsp.
Lemon juice, 2 tbsp.
Zest of lemon
Pepper, ¼ tsp.
Parmesan cheese, 8 oz.

Directions

Heat butter in a skillet and when the butter melts completely, add lemon zest and garlic to it.
Fry on a medium to low heat for a few minutes and when it starts emitting a flavor, add ingredients like nutmeg, cream, pepper and salt.
Stir once and allow it to heat thoroughly. When it is fully cooked, add lemon juice and 4 ounces, i.e. ½ cup of Parmesan cheese.
Pour this sauce on the pasta that you have cooked and sprinkle the remaining 4 ounces of cheese over it.
This sauce will go well with fettuccine and linguine.

Preparation #4

Ingredients

Butter, ⅓ cup
Parsley, chopped, 2 tbsp.
Mushroom, 16 oz.
Garlic cloves, minced, 2
Parmesan cheese, 2 tbsp.
Heavy cream, 2 tbsp.
Salt and pepper, as per taste

Directions

Heat butter in a saucepan on a medium flame and when it starts melting add garlic and fry for a minute or so.
Put in the mushrooms and stir so that all the pieces are coated with butter.
Increase the flame when the mushrooms begin to leave water.
Cook for 25-30 minutes, stirring frequently on medium to low heat.
Add the parsley and the heavy cream to the mushrooms and continue stirring till it begins to thicken.
This may not take more than 3-5 minutes. Add salt and pepper, and pour the sauce over cooked pasta.
Top it with Parmesan cheese and serve.

These butter sauces are really easy to make and will help to enhance the flavor of your pasta. So, do try making them at home, and let us know how delicious your pasta turned out.
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