Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Creamy Basil & Red Pepper Pasta

A creamy sauce with a perfect blend of fresh basil and roasted red peppers, makes you think of summertime by Lacey Johnston.
Serves 4.
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  • 2 cups Penne Pasta
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 4 oz. Cream Cheese, softened
  • 10 oz. Roasted Red Peppers Packed in Oil, drained and seeded
  • 3/4 cup Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese, grated
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, set aside.
  2. Place peppers, cream cheese, milk, basil and parmesan into food processor, cover and blend till smooth, about 1 minute.
  3. Place sauce back into same pan used for cooking pasta.
  4. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes or until heated through, stirring often.
  5. Add pasta back into pot with sauce, toss well to coat.

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