Recipe by SharFras
"A quick and super easy pasta dish. Creamy basil, garlic and butter sauce over angel hair pasta. What could be better?"
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angel hair pasta
chopped sweet onion
grated Parmesan cheese
chopped fresh basil
salt and ground black pepper to taste
This dish was AWESOME! It seriously tasted like something from Olive Garden. The only thing I did different was that I added a small handful of mozzerella cheese to the sauce and I didnt use any of the pasta water. I also sauted some shrimp in butter and a clove of minced garlic and it turned out perfect! I will be making this one again and again!
Made the recipe exactly as stated and my son & I both found it lacking in flavor, rather bland. Disappointing since I made a special trip to the store for heavy cream, a sweet onion, and fresh basil.
WOW! My family really loved this. I needed this for 6 and it converted very easily. I wanted to add chicken so I just cut chicken breasts into bite size pieces seasoned with salt and peper and cooked them with the onions and garlic. I also had some really fresh tomatoes so I chopped them into small pieces and added them to the top of the dish after it was on the plate. This made a wonderful addition. I will be making this a lot.
Fantastic!!! After reading everyone's issues with thickness, and especially since I am a carbonara expert (Thanks Dad!), the best way to get desired thickness is a low flame for 20-30 minutes, constant stirring, and if necessary, 2 tbsp of cornstarch and 2 tbsp of cold water mixture. Other than the usual additions of shrimp, chicken or veggies, I wouldn't have changed a thing!!
Easy, quick, and delicious. I doubled the recipe and made it for my boyfriend, served with a garlic chicken breast. He still can't stop raving about it.
I have made this so many times, my husband and I love it! I've done it several ways, but here's my favorite. I add a ton of chopped mushrooms with the onion ( I put mushrooms in everything) I also add 2 TBSP of flour to the butter mixture to thicken it a little. I use Fat Free Half and Half (that's why it needs thickened a little). Much healthier and I don't miss the cream! Also put in a pinch of nutmeg and 1/2 cup of shredded mozzerella. Delicious!!
This recipe is so quick and delicious. I doubled the recipe and added a pound of shrimp. AWESOME!!! It's now the household favorite. Side note: the sauce was a little runny so I added about a cup of mozzarella cheese. PERFECT!
Made the recipe as is except for some minor changes. I used half-and-half instead of heavy cream and added about 1 T flour to the sauce before adding the cream to make a thicker sauce. Neither of these changes changed the integrity of the recipe. I think this is a good quick lunch especially during a pasta craving but nothing particularly special. It does taste like some box mixes I have tried. I may make it again but will probably tweak it extensively.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Quick Angel Hair with Basil Cream for One
Serving Size: 1/1 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 1036
** Calories from Fat: 814
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