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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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1598 Calories from Fat 757

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g130.9%

Saturated Fat 23.3 g116.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 62.9 mg21%

Sodium 791.6 mg33%

Total Carbohydrates 171 g57.1%

Dietary Fiber 26.1 g104.3%

Sugars 9.4 g

Protein 46 g91.8%

Vitamin A 69.9% Vitamin C 71.7%

Calcium 61.1% Iron 40.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Quick Conchiglie With Basil Recipe