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Pasta Pilaf Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mark and Rachel Siegel
Added: Friday, October 3, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tablespoons butter
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 large clove garlic, minced
2 medium tomato, peeled, seeded and chopped
1 teaspoon dry basil
1/4 cup water
1 cup (8-oz) dry rice shaped pasta
3/4 cup frozen peas
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2-2/3 cup Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook stirring occasionally until onion is soft but not brown (5-7 minutes). Add tomatoes, basil and 1/4 cup water; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Meanwhile in 5-6 quart pan, cook pasta in 3-quarts boiling water just until tender (about 10 minutes); or cook according to package directions. Drain well. Add peas and cream to tomato mixture. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Mix in pasta. Remove from heat and stir in 1/4 cup of cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with remaining cheese to add taste.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6

 

 

 

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