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Quick Conchiglie With Basil

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Ingredients
  Conchiglie/Other medium-size shell-shaped pasta 8 Ounce
  Boiling salted water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced basil/2 tablespoons dry basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced or pressed
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil/Salad oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chile powder 1 Dash
  Hot water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon, grated
Directions

Following package directions, cook pasta in a large kettle of boiling salted water until al dente.
Meanwhile, in a pan, combine basil, parsley, garlic, butter, oil, Parmesan, salt, nutmeg, chile, and hot water; heat mixture over low heat until you drain the pasta.
Turn cooked pasta onto a deep platter, spoon over sauce, and sprinkle with pepper and more Parmesan to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy

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