Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Roasted Red Pepper Goat Cheese Sauce Over Rigatoni


1/2 pound pasta
2 tablespoons butter
1 clove garlic, grated
1/2 cup heavy cream
4 ounces goat cheese
1/4 cup parmesan, grated
roasted red peppers, coarsely chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1 handful basil


Cook the pasta as directed on the package.

Melt the butter in pan over medium heat, add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about a minute.

Add the cream, goat cheese, parmesan and roasted red peppers and simmer until the cheese has melted.

Remove from heat, season with salt and pepper, add the basil and puree with a hand blender or in a blender or food processor.

Serve hot over the pasta garnished with more parmesan and basil.