Mizithra Browned Butter Pasta

Mizithra Browned Butter Pasta


"The mizithra cheese adds a unique taste to this yummy dish!"


25 m servings 594 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 594 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 32.9 g
  • 51%
  • Carbs:
  • 103.8g
  • 33%
  • Protein:
  • 15.1 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 98 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 1426 mg
  • 57%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook pasta in large pot of salted, boiling water until al dente. Drain.
  2. When pasta is almost done, start slowly melting butter over medium heat until golden. Skim butter solids off top. Toss pasta with butter. Sprinkle with cheese to taste.
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  1. 151 Ratings


Excellent! The only change I would suggest is to cook the butter until a caramel brown, let sit up to 4 mins to let separation occur, and strain the butter through a strainer lined with a paper...

I'm going to make this tonight for Valentine's Day. Trader Joes sells the Mizthra cheese in plastic tubs and it's pretty inexpensive.

This is the famous dish which legend tells us was eaten by Homer while writing his epics. Mizithra cheese is a Greek cheese made from goats milk and is semi-hard. It can be difficult to find...

Incredible !!! The SPAGHETTI FACTORY sells the Mizthra cheese in 8 oz. bags for about $4 and it is wonderful.

I make this with pine nuts and green peas, I also brown garlic in the butter before adding the other ingredients. Then add some oregano and black pepper. YUM!!!

OMG! This dish is so good! I am Greek and grew up eatting my pasta with grated myzithra. I food shop at a huge Greek supermarket in NY so finding it was no problem at all, You have to make sure ...

So simple and delicious! But do be sure the brown the butter (to a nut brown color). I do this at a low boil - it's worth the time! It completely changes the taste of the butter which is what ...

This dish is served a t the famous spaghetti factory in San Diego. My husband loved it so much I had to figure out how to make it at home. Your recipe is the same as mine. What is nice about t...

This is one of those dishes my kids ask for every holiday. And weekday, and weekend :-) The way my Greek mother taught me- sprinkle the serving dish with grated cheese, layer on a third of the p...