Simple and Amazing- Mizithra Cheese Spaghetti

Kathie Carr


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.


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15 Min
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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


  • 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

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