- 1 pound dried spaghetti
- 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil
1. In a 5- to 6-quart pan over high heat, bring 3 quarts water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender to bite, 10 to 12 minutes. 2. Drain pasta and immerse in cold water; when cool enough to touch, in about 1 minute, drain again. Mix with butter. 3. Lift pasta, a h...