*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                    SPINACH PASTA WITH RED PEPPER SAUCE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6       lg           Red bell peppers
    2       T            Olive oil
    2       T            Butter
    1       md           Onion, chopped
    1                    Garlic clove, minced
    1 1/2   c            Chicken broth
                         Salt
                         Freshly ground pepper
    2       T            Chopped fresh basil
      1/2   c            Heavy cream
    1       lb           Spinach pasta, cooked
 
   Broil peppers until charred on all sides. Place in closed paper bag
   and let stand 10 minutes. Remove skin, seeds and membranes and chop.
   Heat oil and butter and saute onion and garlic until tender. Add
   peppers and broth and simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Transfer to
   blender container and puree. Season with salt and pepper, then add
   basil and cream. Heat gently, but do not boil. Pour over pasta.
   
   NOTE: When the budget allows, stir cooked shrimp or crabmeat into red
   pepper sauce.
  
 
 
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