Poor Boy Pasta W/ New Mexico Pinon Nuts

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Recipe by Steven B.

This is a short simple recipe on how to make a yummy Poor Boy Pasta using New Mexico Pinon Nuts! These tasty little nuts add a great crunch and toasted taste to a simple pasta dish!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Gather all of your ingredients. Start by boiling the pasta in a large pot.
  2. Melt the butter in a small sauce pan.
  3. Add Garlic and Pinon Nuts to the Butter and stir.
  4. Cook on medium heat until Pinon Nuts are golden brown / toasted. About 3 minutes. Do NOT Burn! They cook quickly!
  5. Add Half of the oil to the cooked pasta and stir.
  6. Add the other half of the Olive Oil to the cooked Pinon Nuts and stir.
  7. Mix cooked Pinon Nuts into Pasta.
  8. Add Red Chili flakes Season to taste using Parmesan, Salt, and Pepper. Mix.
  9. Serve warm or cold and Enjoy!

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