Pasta Primavera

Written by Chacha on Jun 19th, 2012 in Main Dish, Meatless Sauces, Pasta, Recipe, SideDish | No Comments

Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients 1 pound linguine 4 tablespoon each unsalted butter and extra-virgin olive oil 4 cloves garlic, finely minced, divided 1/2 small onion, chopped 4 ounces mushrooms, sliced 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, cut in half 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips 1 cup broccoli florets 1/4 pound thin asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces 1 […]

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Pasta with Spinach-Cheese Sauce

Written by Chacha on Jun 18th, 2012 in Meatless Main Dish, Meatless Sauces, Pasta, Recipe, SideDish | No Comments

Ingredients 1 pound short-cut pasta 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 3 ounces goat cheese, at room temperature 1 ounce cream cheese, at room temperature 1 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 6 ounces fresh baby spinach leaves, divided 3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese Directions Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. […]

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Short-Cut Pasta with Eggplant-Pesto Sauce

Written by Chacha on Jun 9th, 2012 in Meatless Main Dish, Meatless Sauces, Pasta, Recipe, Vegetables | No Comments

Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients Pesto: 1/4 cup walnuts 1/4 cup pine nuts 9 cloves garlic, chopped 5 cups packed fresh basil leaves 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 1/2 cups extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano chesse Pasta: 1 pound of your favorite short-cut pasta 1 cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano […]

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Pasta with Artichoke and Tomato-Pesto Sauce

Written by Chacha on Jun 9th, 2012 in Meatless Main Dish, Meatless Sauces, Olive, Pasta, Recipe, Vegetables | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 1/3 cup pine nuts 1 pound of your favorite short-cut pasta 1 red onion, finely minced 1/4 cup extra-virgin Olive oil 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes with juice 2/3 cup chicken stock or good white wine 2/3 cup assorted olives, pitted and roughly chopped 1 whole jar artichoke hearts, drained and halved 5 cloves garlic, finely minced […]

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Pasta With Roasted Broccoli and Almond-Tomato sauce

Written by Chacha on Jun 8th, 2012 in Almonds, Broccoli, Cheese, Herbs, Meatless Main Dish, Meatless Sauces, Olive oil, Pasta, Recipe, Tomatoes | No Comments

Ingredients 1/2 cup blanched almonds 1 head broccoli, florets and peeled stems, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 pound good-quality spaghetti 4 large cloves garlic 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2/3 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves 1/3 cup lightly packed fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley (leaves only) 1 (28-ounce) can whole good-quality tomatoes, drained, liquid […]

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