spaghetti with mizithra cheese browned butter and mizithra cheese in a bowl

Spaghetti with Mizithra & Browned Butter

Spaghetti with Mizithra Cheese and Browned Butter is an easy weeknight dinner recipe, inspired by The Old Spaghetti Factory recipe!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword browned butter, fall, pasta, quick, winter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 310 kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 16 oz spaghetti 1 box
  • 1/2 c butter unsalted
  • 1/4 lb mizithra cheese
  • parsley garnish


  1. Prepare & drain spaghetti.
  2. Heat skillet to medium, add butter in chunks.
  3. Whisking, monitor the butter until it turns brown & has a nutty aroma, careful not to burn it.
  4. Remove the foam & toss with spaghetti.
  5. Top with freshly shredded mizithra cheese & garnish with parsley.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

You can find mizithra cheese online here, at gourmet grocers, cheese stores, markets like Dean & Deluca and The Spaghetti Factory sells freshly shredded to go.

You can learn more about brown butter here and learn how in the video in this recipe card.

Make it gluten free by using gluten-free noodles!

Nutrition Facts
Spaghetti with Mizithra & Browned Butter
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 104mg4%
Potassium 125mg4%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 355IU7%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.