Pasta With Garlic and Parsley


This recipe is quick and easy with ingredients that you usually have on hand in your pantry. 

Serves 4


¼ cup unsalted butter

¼ cup good olive oil

½ cup garlic – finely chopped

½ cup Italian parsley – finely chopped

½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

½ cup half and half (if desired)

Pasta – prepared per instructions



Add butter and olive oil in a skillet and heat over medium-low heat until the butter is melted.  Add the garlic and cook slowly until soft, make sure that the garlic doesn’t burn.  Stir in the parsley and cook for approximately 2 minutes.  If desired, add in the half and half and heat until barely simmering. 

Remove sauce from heat, pour over hot pasta and toss with plenty of grated Parmesan cheese.  Salt and pepper to taste.