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  Pasta 1 Pound
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Liter

1. Place a saucepan over high heat
2. Add boiled water into the pan (about three quarters of the pan), add salt, olive oil and pasta
3. When water is boiling reduce the heat to low. Cook according to package directions, about 10 minutes. Stir the pasta every 2 minutes
4. Drain the water from the pan.
5. Add butter to the pasta and toss to coat.

6. Serve pasta with your favorite sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
From a starving college student to a kitchen connoisseur: not only is pasta the most affordable meal option, but it's also the easiest to master and tasty in all of its forms. You can whip it up when you're craving a homemade meal, and even host a pasta dinner for a few friends. Follow the steps in this video, and you, too, can call it your specialty.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 486 Calories from Fat 86

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g14.6%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 484.6 mg20.2%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 14 g28%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.04% Iron 11.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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