1/2 cup butter
Cook pasta until al dente. Melt butter in a small skillet over med to med high heat. Once bubbles start to form & butter turns a light golden brown, scrape milk solids off of the top and discard. Remove from heat. Pour butter & a sprinkle of cheese over pasta. Serve.
Three ingredients. Three ingredients. Three ingredients.
This comes together so quickly. What more can I say about browned butter except that it is fabulous. If you frequently dine at the Spaghetti Factory, you've probably either seen or tried this dish.
A little goes a long way with the butter and the cheese. Start sparingly. Most grocery stores have a specialty cheese case, so it shouldn't be hard to find a small wedge of mizithra.
(1 cup pasta, 1 Tbsp butter, 1 Tbsp cheese= 8 pts)