Fettuccine with Breadcrumbs

Kathy W

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@Kattyw

This simple dish is very easy to make. It is garlicky and the nuts give it a nice crunch. You can use any combination of your favorite herbs. Serve with a simple salad.

I was inspired by a recipe I found in "30 - Minute Cookbook"


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
breadcrumbs
4 1/2 Tbsp
fresh basil, finely chopped
1 1/2 Tbsp
fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 1/2 Tbsp
fresh oregano, finely chopped
1/2 c
slivered almonds, rough chopped
3 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
olive oil
1 lb
fettuccine
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook fettuccine according to package directions.
2
Mix together breadcrumbs and herbs.
3
In a medium skillet, melt butter over medium low heat. Add garlic and gently cook 1 minute.
4
Add breadcrumb mixture and almonds to butter and garlic. Stir to coat. Gently saute, stirring frequently until golden, about 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper. Remove from heat and set aside until pasta is done. Stir occasionally.
5
Drain pasta and return to pan or place in serving bowl. Drizzle with olive oil, toss to coat. Add breadcrumb mixture, toss to mix. Serve . Garnish with parmesan.
6
Note: Homemade toasted breadcrumbs
Toast several pieces of bread (Make extra at breakfast) and allow to set out 2-3 hours so it dries out completely. Tear into pieces and place in a food processor. Pulse until desired crumb is achieved. (No need to toast the breadcrumbs in the oven, it's already toasted!)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian