Quick and easy lunch or dinner.
Pasta and pesto, with parmesan cheese (Parmigiano Reggiano) and a little tomato and onion. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
4 cups cooked fettuccini noodles
1/4 cup butter
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup + 2 Tblsp grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 Tblsp flat leaf parsley, chopped
In a large skillet, melt butter until foam forms.
Add heavy cream.***
Simmer over medium heat until slightly thickened. (about 3-4 minutes)
Add noodles and Parmesan cheese.
Add salt and pepper.
Toss noodles in sauce until coated and noodles are heated through. (about 2-3 minutes)
Remove to serving dish and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese and flat leaf parsley.
***at this point in the recipe, you may add 2 cups diced cooked chicken or 1 pound cooked shrimp.
Prep Time: 15 Min
Cook Time: 10 Min
Total Time: 25 Min