Spaghetti with Red Pesto Sauce

Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal

By
@2sweetinc

This is a nice change from ordinary red sauce. Also a great dish for lent. Alot of flavor and I used dreamfields pasta for a low carb meal.


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Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
dreamfields spaghetti
3
med hot chili peppers
3
red bell pepper seeded
3 Tbsp
toasted pine nuts
3 clove
garlic
handful fresh basil
2 tsp
dried oregano
1/2 c
parmigiano-reggiano, grated
1/3 c
olive oil

Step-By-Step

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1Boil heavy salted water for pasta. Cook pasta adente saving cup of starchy water for sauce.

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2Roast the red peppers in broiler til blackened and put in covered bowls to steam for ten minutes. Remove and peel and deseed.

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3Combine peppers, pine nuts, cheese, basil,garlic & spices in processor, pulse. Start streaming in olive oil til paste forms.

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4In pan combine paste 1/2 cup pasta water and pasta.
Continue to toss til right consistency adding more starchy water if needed.
Garnish with basil leaves and more parm. ENJOY!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy