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    Pasta Mezzanotte

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    10 mins

    5 mins

    Manami's Note:

    This is perfect for a midnight snack! That is the meaning of the title. However, this too can be used as a main meal with a robust green salad and hot baked bread, what more could you ask for? This comes from Emerils.com. Update - 06/19/2008 remade this several times and I cut the olive oil down by 1/4 cup and increased the red-pepper flakes and fresh parmigiano.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring a large pot of water to the boil.
    2. 2
      Add a generous amount of salt to the water and then add the pasta.
    3. 3
      Cook the pasta, according to package directions, until al dente.
    4. 4
      Drain pasta and set aside; it will only take a few minutes to prepare sauce.
    5. 5
      Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-heat.
    6. 6
      Add garlic and red pepper flakes, and saute until fragrant and garlic is just beginning to turn golden.
    7. 7
      DO NOT LET GARLIC BURN!
    8. 8
      Add pasta to skillet, and then add parsley and cheese.
    9. 9
      Toss together until the pasta is coated with sauce.
    10. 10
      Serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 14, 2009

      45

      I saw him made this on his show before and have made it many times since. Definitely yummy. You can use spaghetti, but he said he used angel hair because it cooks quickly. I usually add in some frozen spinach that I have defrosted.

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    • on June 19, 2008

      45

      This was so simple and rather good. A little too much olive oil and I think I'll drop that by half next time. But over all this made for a nice simple side to go with our steaks.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pasta Mezzanotte

    Serving Size: 1 (157 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 709.8
     
    Calories from Fat 285
    40%
    Total Fat 31.7 g
    48%
    Saturated Fat 5.8 g
    29%
    Cholesterol 7.2 mg
    2%
    Sodium 178.6 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 86.7 g
    28%
    Dietary Fiber 4.1 g
    16%
    Sugars 2.2 g
    8%
    Protein 18.9 g
    37%

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