BASICS: HOW TO COOK PLAIN PASTA

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For the purpose of this post, I chose spaghetti.
Ingredients
  • 460g of pasta
  • 4-5litres of water
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp butter
Directions
  • Bring the water and olive oil to a boil in a medium pot.
  • Add pasta and salt to boiling water. Cook for 10-13 minutes, stir occasionally during this time.
  • Drain in a colander and stir in butter to prevent the pasta from sticking.
Your pasta is ready to be served with any side of your choice.
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