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Brown Butter Alfredo Pasta

Brown Butter Alfredo Pasta | realmomkitchen.com
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Today’s recipe for brown butter alfredo pasta is very versatile. You can use it as a main dish or as a side dish. You could also top it with some grilled chicken or shrimp. Heck, top it with a mixture of roasted vegetables! Anyway you serve it is delish.

This is a basic alfredo pasta but the flavor difference comes in with the brown butter. It’s a fun and flavor change that I know you will love. So give it a try.

Brown Butter Alfredo Pasta | realmomkitchen.com

Brown Butter Alfredo Pasta | realmomkitchen.com

Brown Butter Alfredo Pasta

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  • 1 lb. uncooked pasta I used rotini
  • ½ cup salted butted
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese plus more for garnish if desired
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook pasta according to pkg directions.
  • While the pasta is cooking, melt butter in the bottom of a sauce pan. Then swirl pan occasionally to brown the butter. You will see the butter turn brown and you will be able to smell the difference too.
  • Once it is browned, turn the heat down to low and add the cream. Stir in the cheese and heat until melted.
  • Once pasta is cooked, drain and toss with the sauce until coated. Top if additional Parmesan if desired. Serves 4 as a main dish or 6-8 as a side.
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Recipe adapted from Laurens Latest.




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