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Gochujang pasta

South Korea is famous for quirky Italian-inspired pasta preparations, Korean carbonara is just one of many examples.

The recipe for gochuchang pasta, or Italian pasta topped with a creamy sauce based on very spicy Korean pasta, has recently gone viral on TikTok. You can use any type of pasta you prefer for this recipe.


- 1 portion of pasta

- 1 tbsp gochujang (or decide the quantity according to your taste)

- 1 clove of crushed garlic (or decide the quantity according to your taste)

- vegetable oil

- 1 cooking cream

- 1 piece of butter

- finely chopped spring onion (only the green part)

- grated Parmesan


- Cook the pasta in plenty of salted water for the times indicated on the package.

- Prepare the sauce in a pan by frying the garlic in the vegetable oil. Then add the gochujang and cream, stirring.

- Add the drained pasta to the pan and stir in the butter with little cooking water.

- Garnish with the spring onion and Parmesan and serve immediately.

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