Tereyağlı Erişte: A Simple Yet Delicious Turkish Pasta Dish

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  • Serving: 5
  • Prep time: 15 m
  • Cook time: 10 m
  • Ready in: 25 m
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Tereyağlı Erişte, or Buttered Noodles, is a staple in Turkish cuisine, known for its simplicity and delightful taste. It’s a versatile dish that can be served as a side or enjoyed on its own. This recipe will guide you through creating a comforting and satisfying dish with minimal ingredients.


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Total Nutritional Values

2000 kcal
350 grams
60 grams
50 grams
15 grams
10 grams
Vitamins & Minerals
Good source of B vitamins
Variable (depends on the amount of salt and optional cheese used)


  • 1-Cook the Pasta

    Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the erişte (or substitute pasta) and cook according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.

  • 2-Melt the Butter

    In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Keep an eye on it to ensure it doesn't burn.

  • 3-Combine Pasta and Butter

    Add the drained noodles to the skillet with the melted butter. Toss to coat the noodles evenly in the butter.

  • 4-Season

    Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Toss everything well.

  • 5-Serve

    Serve hot, optionally topped with grated Parmesan or crumbled feta cheese and a sprinkle of chopped fresh parsley.

  • Conclusion

    Tereyağlı Erişte is a comforting dish that highlights the rich flavor of butter combined with the simplicity of pasta. It’s perfect for those days when you want something satisfying yet straightforward.

Smart Tips

  • Choosing the Right Pasta: Use traditional Turkish erişte if available, or substitute with tagliatelle or fettuccine for similar results.

  • Salt the Water: Ensure your pasta water is well-salted for flavor.

  • Don't Overcook the Pasta: Aim for al dente, as the pasta will continue to cook slightly in the butter.

  • Quality Butter: Use high-quality unsalted butter for the best flavor.

  • Control the Heat: Melt the butter over medium heat to avoid burning.

  • Even Coating: Toss the pasta thoroughly in the butter for an even coating.

  • Adding Cheese: Parmesan adds a nutty flavor, while feta offers a tangy touch. Choose based on your preference.

  • Garnish for Freshness: Fresh parsley not only adds color but also a burst of freshness.

  • Serving Options: While excellent on its own, Tereyağlı Erişte can also be paired with grilled meats or vegetables.

  • Reheating: If reheating, add a splash of water or extra butter to keep the noodles moist.

  • Customization: Feel free to add spices like paprika or herbs like basil for a different twist.

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