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Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti

This Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti comes together in no time and makes a great side dish! Add in some chicken or shrimp and make it a tasty meal option!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Keyword: garlic, parmesan, pasta, spaghetti
Servings: 6
Calories: 113kcal
Author: The Cookin' Chicks



  • 8 oz pasta
  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • 4 cloves garlic *sliced or minced, fresh is best
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parsley


  • Boil water in a medium saucepan and cook pasta according to directions.
  • As pasta is cooking, melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add in the garlic and allow to saute slightly.
  • Add in the salt/pepper and stir to incorporate.
  • Drain pasta and reserve about 1/2 cup of pasta water.
  • Add the cooked pasta to the butter/garlic mixture and toss to coat.
  • Slowly add in some of the reserved pasta water until desired consistency is reached.
  • Remove from heat and add in the Parmesan cheese and Parsley.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 594mg | Potassium: 159mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 674IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 1mg
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