Pasta with Mint and Parmesan Recipe

Pasta is one of those staples that are so versatile. This pasta with mint recipe has a refreshing zest that adds a light flavor to this simple pasta.

Pasta with Mint and Parmesan Recipe

How To Make Pasta with Mint and Parmesan

A refreshing pasta serving that is light and simple, perfect for when you are not in the mood for overly complicated dishes.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 15 mins


  • 1 lb penne pasta, or ziti or any long pasta like linguine or spaghetti
  • ½ butter stick, cut into pieces
  • ½ cup mint leaves, torn
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta until it is tender but not mushy.
  2. Drain pasta, reserving about ¼ cup of cooking liquid.
  3. Toss pasta in a warmed bowl with 2 or 3 tablespoons of cooking liquid, butter, mint, and half the cheese. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  4. Serve with the remaining cheese on the side.


  • Sugar: 3g
  • :
  • Calcium: 333mg
  • Calories: 524kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 86g
  • Cholesterol: 17mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 308mg
  • Protein: 24g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 410mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 434IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
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