Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Pasta al Burro con Formaggino: Pasta with Butter and Cheese

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 pound penne rigate pasta

1/2 cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

2 tablespoons formaggino (Italian cream cheese)

2 tablespoons butter



  1. Salt a pot of boiling water, and cook the penne according to instructions on the package. Drain the penne, reserving some pasta water. Pour the pasta into a mixing bowl, along with some pasta water. Add the grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, formaggino, and butter. Allow the hot pasta to melt all the ingredients. Mix well and serve immediately.

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