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Pasta with Nea Fytini (Mακαρονάδα με Νέα Φυτίνη)

Pasta tossed with the classic Greek vegetable shortening and kefalotyri cheese
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Light meal, Main Course
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Mia Kouppa, Mia Kouppa pasta, Mia Kouppa recipes, Nea Fytini, Pasta with Nea Fytini
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Mia Kouppa


  • 1 pound pasta, preferably spaghetti
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup Nea Fytini
  • 1/3 cup grated kefalotyri cheese
  • additional grated kefalotyri cheese, to taste


  • Add salt to a large pot of water. Bring water to a boil and cook pasta according to the directions on the packaging.
  • Meanwhile, melt the Nea Fytini in a small saucepot and keep warm.
  • When your pasta is done, drain it well. Return the pasta to the pot that it was cooked in. Pour in the melted Nea Fytini and the grated kefalotyri cheese. Toss to coat.
  • Serve with additional grated kefalotyri, to taste.
  • Enjoy!