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Dave's Garden Cookbook: nutty pasta

The 2001 Dave's Garden Cookbook

nutty pasta

By pebble

Category: Pasta

1 pkg angel hair pasta (or any other kind of pasta)
3/4 cup chopped hazelnuts, pecans, and/or pine nuts
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup crumbled Gorgonzola or other blue cheese
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons snipped fresh basil
fresh basil (optional)

Cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions; drain. Return to pan; keep warm.
Meanwhile, in a medium skillet cook the nuts in butter and olive oil until toasted and butter begins to brown, stirring frequently.
Add nut mixture to pasta; add Gorgonzola or blue cheese, Parmesan cheese, and snipped basil. Toss gently to coat.
Transfer to a serving platter. If desired, garnish with fresh basil.

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