Spaghetti in a creamy Parmesan sauce

    20 min

    A quick and easy Italian pasta dish, which is perfect for any weeknight. Spaghetti is tossed in a creamy cheese sauce. Enjoy as is, with bread or a side salad.

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    Serves: 4 

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

    Prep: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 back 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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