Active Time
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Total Time
20 MIN
Yield
Serves : 6

How to Make It

Step 1    

In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the spaghetti until al dente.

Step 2    

Meanwhile, in a small skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the bread crumbs and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until browned, about 2 minutes. Remove the toasted bread crumbs from the heat and add the lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper and let cool. Stir in the parsley.

Step 3    

In a small, heavy saucepan, melt the butter over moderate heat. Cook until foamy and dark brown, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.

Step 4    

Drain the pasta and return it to the pot. Add the browned butter and the cheeses, season with salt and pepper and toss. Transfer to a platter, sprinkle with the bread crumbs and serve with the remaining dressing on the side.

Notes

Myzithra is a Greek sheep's-milk cheese that is similar in texture to a dry ricotta cheese.

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