If you’re the type who loves to riff on recipes, you’re likely already excited by the possibilities with this simple, straightforward bowl of pasta. And even if you’re a cook who plays by the rules (and follows recipes verbatim), this one allows for a certain amount of foolproof personalization. Try whole-wheat pasta, or sprinkle the dish with other nuts, such as almonds or walnuts. Chopped broccoli or broccoli raab would work nicely, too, or even chopped carrots, to add a little color and additional nutrients. In other words, use this as a road map for creating simple dinners that even picky eaters will adore.
A mix of parsley, butter, and other spices make everyday corn on the cob something spectacular. See this easy upgrade for a basic recipe. Or, try more recipes that use fresh corn: