Simple and Amazing- Mizithra Cheese Spaghetti

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Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

This recipe came from a friend who worked at a great Italian restaurant near Monterey CA in the 1970's.

The important thing is to use real Mizithra Cheese available at delis and Trader Joes. Nothing else is as good.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
good spaghetti or angel hair
1 c
real butter, room temperature
3/4 lb
real mizithra cheese, shredded or grated

How to Make Simple and Amazing- Mizithra Cheese Spaghetti

Step-by-Step

  • 1Using package directions as a guide, cook spaghetti in large pot of boiling water until done but still firm, "al dente". Drain.
  • 2While spaghetti is cooking, start slowly melting butter over medium heat, alow to continus cooking, while stirring, until butter is a rich golden brown color. Skim butter solids off top.
  • 3Toss pasta with butter. Plate each serving and toss shredded cheese on top. Serve immediately.

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About Simple and Amazing- Mizithra Cheese Spaghetti

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy