Herb and Buttered Noodles Recipe

This buttered noodles recipe made with fettuccine and fresh parsley pairs perfectly with any main course.

Winter 2014

  • For a light and refreshing pasta dish, it doesn’t get any better than herb and buttered noodles.
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Yield: 3 to 6 servings

Herb and Buttered Noodles


• 12 ounces fettuccine noodles
• 3 tablespoons butter
• 1 clove garlic, minced
• 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
• Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
• Freshly grated Parmesan, to taste
• Chopped fresh parsley, to taste


1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions; drain well.

2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Stir in lemon juice, salt and pepper. Remove from heat.

3. Add well-drained fettuccine to the skillet, and place over medium-low heat. Toss pasta with butter mixture to coat thoroughly. Continue tossing for 2 to 3 minutes, or until mixture is heated through.

4. Turn into a serving bowl. Sprinkle with Parmesan and parsley, and serve.

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