Brown Butter and Corn Pasta


Time: 25 mins

Makes: 4 servings

Pssst: This OMG-worthy pasta is made with only five ingredients: corn, noodles, Parmesan, basil, and butter.


medium ears corn
1 lb. campanelle or fusilli pasta
6 tbsp. butter
1 c. Grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 c. packed fresh basil leaves


Heat large covered saucepot of salted water to boiling on high. Meanwhile, cut kernels off ears of corn; set aside.

Cook pasta as label directs. While pasta cooks, in 3-quart saucepan, melt butter on medium-high. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until browned and very fragrant, swirling frequently. Reduce heat to medium. Add corn and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook 2 minutes or until corn is heated through, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

Reserve 1/4 cup pasta cooking water. Drain pasta well; return to pot along with corn mixture, Parmesan, basil, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and reserved cooking water. Toss until well coated.

Publication: goodhousekeeping


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