Pasta and Herbs


This is a very good substitute for your regular potatoes or rice when you serve any kind of meat. Your pasta can be fresh or dry; so can your herbs. Let me tell you that fresh or homemade pasta with fresh herbs will taste out of this world.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • ½ pound uncooked pasta

  • ½ cup butter

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram

  • 1 teaspoon ground savory

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • salt to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons sliced black olives


  1. Cook pasta according to the package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter or margarine over medium heat. Stir in the garlic and cook for a couple of minutes. Stir in the herbs.

  3. Drain the pasta and transfer to a large bowl. Add the butter mixture and toss. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with black olive slices and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

379 Calories
25g Fat
33g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 379
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 216mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 141mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.