Creamy Miso Pasta

Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Creamy Miso Pasta

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Creamy Miso Pasta

Cook Time:40 minutes
Total Time:40 minutes


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 1 package spaghetti or bucatini
  • 2 1/2 tbsp white miso paste
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cup pasta water
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, finely grated

If sauce is not thick enough...

  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Cook pasta according to box instructions. Reserve 1 1/2 cups of pasta water.
  • Heat a large saucepan over med-high heat. Add olive oil to pan and add in 1 tbsp butter garlic and shallots. Cook until soft 3-4 minutes. Add in the remainder of butter and lemon juice. Once melted - add in miso paste and pasta water (1/2 cup at a time). Mix together until miso is softened and combined.
  • Bring to low heat and let sauce simmer. Add in 1/2 cup parmesan cheese. Mix together until combined.
  • Add pasta to sauce pan and toss together until all noodles are evenly coated. If sauce is not thick enough- combine cornstarch and water and add to mixture. Add 1 tbsp of butter to the pasta, remaining parmesan cheese and black pepper.
  • Plate pasta and top with parmesan cheese and black pepper. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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