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Garlic Butter Noodles

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These quick and easy “not ya mama’s buttered noodles” are some of the best garlic butter parmesan noodles ever!

This tiktok viral recipe, with over 5 million views, is one of those simple recipes that everyone needs to keep in their back pocket for super quick dinner nights

Kid friendly and a great base recipe for a more complex garlic chicken pasta, this 10 minute dish needs just pantry staples to whip up as a dinner or a side. 

viral butter noodles.

Why you will love making TikTok Butter Noodles.

10 minutes till lunch: There really isn’t much to this simple butter noodle recipe. The longest part of the recipe includes simply cooking the pasta!

This makes tiktok butter noodles approximately a 10-minute dish. So skip the PB&J and eat a really hearty lunch today!

Great Basic Dish: Not every dish has to be intense! While I adore a creamy crockpot tortellini recipe or baked mostaccioli, you can still get delicious restaurant-quality satisfaction out of an uncomplicated dish as well. 

Plus, garlic butter noodles can be improved by adding sausage, chicken 101, or meatballs!

Simple Ingredients:

  • type of pasta: spaghetti, linguine, or fettuccini noodles
  • unsalted butter
  • minced garlic
  • grated Parmesan cheese
  • seasonings – garlic powder, kosher salt, black pepper, dry chicken bouillon, and fresh parsley.
  • Note: Salt is optional. The chicken bouillon will contain salt content, so be careful to test before adding the desired pinch of salt. 

How to make Garlic Butter Noodles.

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Before draining, reserve 1 cup of pasta water. Set aside and keep warm.
  2. In a skillet, add butter and minced garlic.
  3. Cook over medium heat, frequently stirring until butter is melted.
  4. Add reserved water and let the garlic butter sauce mixture bubble and boil.
cast iron butter garlic noodles.
  1. Stir reserved pasta noodles in a buttery sauce and sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.
  2. Add garlic powder, salt, pepper, and chicken bouillon and mix well.
  3. Serve cooked pasta topped with additional cheese and chopped fresh parsley.
  4. Serve the garlic butter noodles recipe immediately with a side of your favorite vegetables.

Where did this Butter Noodle Recipe come from?

We have been eating this recipe for about 20 years as a quick weeknight meal, and when we saw it pop up on the FYP (Seriously, how does it know!), we knew we had to revisit this entire family classic. 

See the whole viral video below: 

Butter Noodle Variations

We made these with thin spaghetti noodles, but linguine or fettuccini is my favorite way to enjoy simple battered pasta

For a super quick noodle that is ready in minutes, try this dish with an egg noodle

Toppings and seasonings can be altered easily. Try chopped basil, black pepper, everything bagel spice, or red pepper chili flakes. 

Perfect buttered noodles really excel if you buy the deli-grated Parmesan. The creamy sauce really shines!

Lastly, we love making this dish and mixing in slightly blacked and steamed broccoli before serving. Yum!

easy buttered noodles.

What viral side dishes go well with Noodles? 

You can’t have pasta without a perfect side dish of garlic bread

I also like a simple side salad recipe or oven roasted veggies

TikTok Pasta Recipes

There is nothing better than a creamy sundried tomato and chicken pasta. It’s so richly excellent.

I don’t think we can call Ramen noodles exactly pasta (more like instant noodles), but with viral trends predicting the next recipes, we can’t leave it out! Try your hand at Ramen noodle lasagna, ramen noodle grilled cheese, and, of course, tiktok ramen.

One of the most famous recipes to come out of viral sharing is TikTok Feta Pasta

Lastly, the two top mac and cheese recipes from TikTok: TikTok Southern Baked Macaroni and TikTok Mac and Cheese

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TikTok Butter Noodles (with Garlic Parmesan)


Viral Butter Noodles with Garlic Parmesan sauce – easy 10 minute lunch or dinner.

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • tongs
  • saucepan

Ingredients
 

  • 16 oz. pasta noodles suggested linguine, fettuccini or spaghetti
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic more if you prefer extra garlic
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. dry chicken bouillon
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  • Cook pasta of choice according to package directions. Before draining, reserve 1 cup water.
  • In a skillet, add one stick of butter and minced garlic. Please note if you want extra garlic, it is fine to add more.
  • Cook butter mixture over medium heat, frequently stirring until butter is melted.
  • Add reserved pasta water and let the mixture bubble and boil.
  • Add cooked pasta noodles directly to garlic butter and sprinkle generously with grated Parmesan cheese. The amount you use is up to you.
  • Add garlic powder and dry chicken bouillon and mix noodles well.
  • Serve butter noodles topped with additional Parmesan cheese and chopped fresh parsley. Serve immediately while warm. See notes for other topping suggestions. 

Notes

We made these with thin spaghetti noodles, but linguine or fettuccini is my favorite way to enjoy simple battered pasta
Toppings and seasonings can be altered easily. Try chopped basil, black pepper, everything bagel spice, or red pepper chili flakes. 
We love making this dish and mixing in slightly blacked and steamed broccoli before serving. Yum!
Add cooked chicken for a complete dinner.
 

Nutrition

Serving: 2oz. | Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 0.01mg | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 141mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 0.2IU | Vitamin C: 0.01mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg

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