Miso-Butter Pasta


Sauteed shallots, awase miso (a blend of the white and red varieties), and pasta water make a sensational sauce for spaghetti. And it's all ready in less than 20 minutes!


  • 12 ounces spaghetti

  • 1 cup sliced shallots

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • ¼ cup miso (preferably awase)

  • Freshly ground pepper

  • Fresh basil


  1. Cook spaghetti; reserve 1 1/2 cups pasta water. Saute shallots in butter. Add miso and water; stir to make a sauce. Toss with pasta, pepper, and basil.

    Bryan Gardner
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