Dave in Alpharetta, GA's Note:
I was searching for a copycat recipe for the Cheesecake Factory's similar dish and found this. It looks promising so I'm posting it here to get some opinions and to save it for myself.
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- 1/2 lb bow tie pasta
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 -3 slices pancetta, chopped in small pieces
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1/2 cup button mushroom
- 1/2 cup chopped roasted red pepper
- 1/2 cup seeded and chopped tomato
- 1 cup milk
- 1/2 head roasted garlic, paste
- 3 ounces cream cheese
- 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 2 fresh sage leaves, chopped fine
- salt and black pepper (according to taste)
- 1/2 cup frozen green pea, thawed
- 1Boil pasta according to instructions on box drain and set aside. save 1/2 cup pasta water and discard rest.
- 2Add oil to heated pan. Add Pancetta to the oil and let it render and get crispy a little for a couple of minutes on medium heat. Take pancetta out (leave oil in the pan) of pan and set aside.
- 3Add onions to the skillet and caramelize them over low to medium heat.
- 4Add mushrooms to caramelized onions and increase the flame to medium high. Sauté the mix for about 30 seconds.
- 5Add red peppers and tomatoes to the mix and flip the mixture for about 20-30 seconds seconds until mixed well.
- 6Add milk to the mix and bring it to simmer. Lower the heat and add roasted garlic paste to the mix and incorporate well.
- 7Add cream cheese and parmesan to the mix and mix well -- let it simmer until cream cheese, garlic, and parmesan is mixed well into milk forming smooth sauce.
- 8Add sage, salt and pepper (to taste) to the sauce and mix well. Add peas and pasta to mix and cook in the pan for a minute or so until pasta is well coated.
- 9Add pancetta to the pasta and serve. (Use pasta water to thin the sauce if it gets too thick).
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Nutritional Facts for Farfalle With Pancetta and Peas in a Roasted Garlic Cream Sauce
Serving Size: 1 (533 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 2
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 985.6
- Calories from Fat 408
- Total Fat 45.3 g
- Saturated Fat 18.6 g
- Cholesterol 181.7 mg
- Sodium 1160.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 108.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 8.7 g
- Sugars 10.3 g
- Protein 37.9 g
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fresh sage leaves