Angel Hair Pasta with Black Truffles

  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Yield: about 12 small servings
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4 quarts water

3/4 teaspoon salt

3/4 pound angel hair pasta

1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons truffle oil

1/4 pound Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, grated

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/4 cup snipped fresh chives or finely chopped green onions or scallions (green part only)

1 black truffle, shaved


  1. In a large pot, bring the water and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente, about 4 minutes. Drain and place in a mixing bowl, add 1/2 cup of the truffle oil, 3/4 cup of the cheese, the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, the black pepper, and chives and toss to mix. To serve, garnish with the shaved truffle, drizzle with the remaining 2 tablespoons truffle oil, and sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Serve immediately.