Go Back

Roasted Garlic, Brown Butter and Parmesan Pasta (in 15 Minutes)

Servings 6 servings


  • 1 lb. angel hair pasta
  • 4 Tbs. butter
  • 3-4 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 - 1 1/2 cups Parmesan shredded
  • 1-2 cups water from pasta
  • salt and pepper


  • Cook pasta according to directions. Note Before draining the pasta, dip out 1-2 cups of the water and set aside.
  • Melt butter in skillet over medium heat.
  • Add garlic to skillet. Cook several minutes until garlic is roasted and butter is golden brown in color.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Drain pasta, remembering to reserve 1-2 cups of water before draining.
  • Add garlic butter and Parmesan to pasta.
  • Ladle cooking water into pasta, tossing to melt cheese. Use enough water to get a creamy consistency.
  • Season with salt and pepper.