Garlic Butter Pasta

You Must Taste These Delicious Garlic Butter Pasta Dishes

Garlic butter pasta is a tasty delicacy that you can cook in a jiffy. A few really delectable pasta recipes in garlic butter are covered in the following article.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2017
I usually find that my brain stops working when hunger knocks the door. All I can think of is eating a nice hot meal and satisfying my growling tummy. At such times, I go in for some quick easy meal recipes that are filling, nutritious as well as tasty. There are different dishes, that run in my mind. One of the easiest, filling, tasty and nutritious option no doubt is the pasta. However, not all the pasta recipes are easy to make. At such times, my brain goes scampering for a pasta recipe, which I can whip up in no time. Which are the options that come to your mind? There are many that come to my mind.
What's better than trying out a garlic butter pasta recipe? Now you will ask me, why this recipe specifically. Well because it is the easiest to make and the list of ingredients required is not long and all the ingredients are easily available at home. If you too are in a rush and want to make something interesting as well as delicious for dinner, then you can try any one of the following recipes. So, before I begin my recipe for garlic butter pasta, it is important to note down how to make garlic butter, which is very easy to make with the instructions given below. The garlic butter recipe mentions the use of parsley, but if you are not fond of its taste, you can skip it altogether or replace it with a herb of your choice. You can make garlic butter in bulk and use it later, when you are running out of time. Other than using it to make pasta, you can also use it as a sauce to have with bread.
Garlic Butter Sauce
Ingredients Required
  • ½ pound butter
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic (about 4 to 5 cloves)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
Method of Preparation
Take a small pot and melt butter in it. Make sure you melt the butter on low flame lest you burn it. Then add the chopped garlic to the butter and simmer for about 20 minutes. Now, add 1 tablespoon parsley to it. Mix well and your garlic butter sauce is ready.
Lemon and Garlic Butter Pasta
Ingredients Required
  • 12 pound spaghetti
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoons pepper
  • 2 cups Parmesan cheese
Method of Preparation
In a medium-sized pot, boil the pasta in salted water. Once done, drain the water from the pot. While the pasta is being cooked, you can mince garlic and add butter to a small pot. Heat the butter and add the chopped garlic pieces to it. Cook the garlic for about 5 minutes in butter. Now, you can add olive oil, garlic butter, parsley, lemon zest and lemon juice to the pasta. Toss well and add salt pepper as per your taste. Lastly, toss in the Parmesan cheese and serve hot.
Rosemary and Garlic Butter Pasta
Ingredients Required
  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 6 garlic cloves, coarse chopped
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • ½ cup finely chopped onions
  • Ground pepper to taste
Method of Preparation
In a large pan, melt 4 tablespoons butter over medium heat. To this, add onions and cook for about 10 minutes till caramelized. In a large pot, boil salted water and add pasta, cook al denté. In the meantime, add 1 cup of chicken stock and chopped rosemary to the onions. Cook on medium high for about 8 minutes. After the pasta is done, drain the water and add it to the onion pan. Mix well and add salt and pepper according to taste.
Chicken and Garlic Butter Pasta
Ingredients Required
  • 1½ cups grilled chicken pieces
  • ¾ pound pasta
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh or dried oregano or thyme
  • 2 to 3 fresh garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley for garnishing
Method of Preparation
In a large pot, add pasta to boiling water. Cook till al denté. In a small pan, sauté garlic in the butter on low heat for about 5 minutes. Now, add the chicken pieces and oregano/thyme to the butter. Then add the lemon juice and simmer till the chicken absorbs the flavor and the sauce thickens in consistency. After the pasta is done, drain the water and add it to the sauce. Mix well and garnish with parsley. Serve hot.
These were a few incredibly simple and tasty garlic butter pasta recipes. These recipes do not take more than 25 minutes of your time. Also, the ingredients required are easily found in your kitchen shelf. So, what are you waiting for? Treat yourself by trying out these simple pasta recipes.
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