I am constantly preaching about salting your pasta water and how important it is to use it in your dishes, but how much salt should you be adding? My personal rule is to make pasta water as salty as the ocean. I’ve been working in the restaurant industry for the last decade and typically season my dishes much heavier than the average home cook! To get an in depth idea of how much salt and what kind of salt you should be using, check out this article from Bon Appetit below by clicking the red button.
Pasta water is extremely important to creating an excellent pasta dish and the amount of salt you add is critical!