Creamy Pasta with Brown Butter and Sage: There is something very satisfying and comforting about buttered pasta. A brown butter sauce for pasta can bring a simple pasta dish to the next level with the addition of a few simple ingredients. By the way, this butter sauce would also make an incredible for partner bread.
In case you’re wondering, brown butter is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. You heat butter until the milk solids brown. It creates a great nutty aroma and provides a base flavor. The other nice thing about brown butter is that you can infuse a lot of flavor into it early. And a lot of flavors go well with butter. You can infuse different kinds of herbs such as rosemary, thyme, basil, oregano, and mint.
This pasta recipe is a great accompaniment with rich white wines such as the following: