Archive for the ‘Fettuccine’ Category

Garlicky Peppers & Shrimp

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Recipe & picture courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish: 20 minutes

  • 1 9-oz. pkg. refrigerated spinach fettuccine
  • 4 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 small red, green, yellow, or orange sweet peppers, seeded and cut in strips
  • 2 medium onions, cut in thin wedges
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 lb. peeled and deveined medium shrimp
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and return to pan. Toss with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, in skillet heat the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Stir in peppers, onions, and garlic; stir-fry 4 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add shrimp and cayenne pepper. Cook 2 to 3 minutes more or until shrimp are opaque, stirring occasionally. Serve over pasta.

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Skirt Steak & Pesto Noodles

Recipe from Ladies’ Home Journal

Prep: 15 min
Start to Finish: 1 hr 15 min
Makes 8 to 10 servings

  • 1 can (14.5 oz) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) chopped tomatoes
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 skirt steaks (1-1/2 lbs total)
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 package (1 lb) fettuccine
  • 3/4 cup purchased pesto
  1. For marinade, in a large, shallow glass dish, combine tomatoes, garlic, vinegar and pepper flakes. Rinse steaks and pat dry; add to marinade, turning to coat all sides. Cover and marinate at room temperature 30 min (or refrigerate up to 5 hrs).
  2. Heat broiler and place rack 4 inches from heat. Cover a rimmed baking sheet or broiler pan with foil. Transfer steak and marinade to baking sheet and sprinkle with 1 tsp salt. Broil, turning once, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in center registers 145 degrees F for medium, 10 to 14 min. Remove from broiler and let stand 5 min before cutting into 1/2-inch-thick slices; reserve cooked marinade.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Toss with pesto and remaining 1 tsp salt.
  4. Transfer steak to a platter; top with half the cooked sauce. Serve with pasta and remaining sauce.

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Creamy Parsley and Pistachio Fettuccine


Recipe & picture courtesy of Rachael Ray

Serves 4

  • Salt
  • 1 pound fettuccine pasta
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • Grated peel and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup packed flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (a generous handful)
  • 1/4 cup shelled natural pistachio nuts, lightly toasted
  • 1 large clove garlic, grated or finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • Pepper
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, salt it, add the pasta and cook until al dente; drain.
  2. While the pasta is working, in a small saucepan, warm the cream and lemon peel over medium heat.
  3. Using a food processor, puree the parsley, cheese, nuts and garlic. Mix in the lemon juice. With the machine on, blend in the EVOO until combined.
  4. Place the pesto in a large pasta bowl; season with salt and pepper. Stir in the hot cream mixture, add the pasta and toss.

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