Simple Buttered Noodles

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Simple Buttered Noodles with Herbs

The fresh flavor of the parsley takes this dish to the next level.

There are few dishes as simple and comforting as pasta with butter and cheese. It’s a great option when you’re coping with digestive problems. If you’re having trouble swallowing, try a small-shaped pasta, such as pastina or macaroni.

Prep time

5 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes

Total Time

20 minutes

Yield

Serves 8

Ingredients

16 ounces fettucine or egg noodles
½ cup butter
⅓ cup reduced-fat Parmesan cheese (or ⅓ cup cottage cheese)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Thoroughly rinse fresh produce under warm running water for 20 seconds. Scrub to remove excess dirt, then set aside.
  2. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return pasta to pot.
  3. Add butter, Parmesan cheese, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste. Mix until well combined.

Nutritional Information

Calories

270 calories

Carbohydrates

42g

Fat

7g

Fiber

2g

Protein

8g

Sodium

85mg

Sugar

3g