Cream cheese pasta with pine nuts and cranberries
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Cream cheese pasta with pine nuts and cranberries

Cream cheese pasta with pine nuts and cranberries You can cook Cream cheese pasta with pine nuts and cranberries using 13 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Cream cheese pasta with pine nuts and cranberries

  1. You need 1 pound (454 g) of penne pasta.
  2. Prepare 1 ounce (226 g) of cream cheese.
  3. You need 2 TBSP of butter.
  4. It’s 3/4 cup of water.
  5. It’s 1 of and 1/2 cups (120g)Parmesan cheese.
  6. You need 1 tsp of salt.
  7. Prepare of Pepper.
  8. Prepare 30 of basil leaves, chopped.
  9. Prepare 1 TBSP of dry parsley.
  10. Prepare 1/2 cup of pine nuts.
  11. You need 6 TBSP of dry cranberries.
  12. Prepare 4 clove of garlic, minced.
  13. Prepare of Truffle salt.

Cream cheese pasta with pine nuts and cranberries instructions

  1. Roast garlic. Mince garlic finely. In a small pan, with no heat, pour large amount of olive and add garlic. Now turn the heat to low-medium and roast the garlic slowly 3 minutes. Once it’s golden brown, remove the garlic from the oil and set aside. Save the oil..
  2. Toast pine nuts in a small pan, low to medium heat for 2 minutes until golden brown. Set aside..
  3. In the same pan, toast the dried cranberries, low to medium heat for 2 minutes. Set aside as well..
  4. Chop the basil..
  5. In a large pot, bring water to a boil and add salt. Cook pasta al dente. Save 1/4 cup of pasta water..
  6. Making the sauce. In a large pot, medium heat, add 3/4 cup water, butter and cream cheese and stir consistently until it’s melted and bubbled, 3 minutes. Add parmesan cheese and salt (1tsp)and pepper and cook for another 2 minutes. Lower the heat to low..
  7. Add basil and parsley into the sauce and stir..
  8. Add toasted pine nuts and toasted cranberries into the sauce and stir..
  9. Turn the sauce pan to medium-high heat, add saved olive oil from ➊, cooked pasta, saved 1/4 cup of pasta water from ❺, and mix them well..
  10. Garnish with roasted garlic on top and enjoy😉.
  11. Once again, truffle salt works very well on this one too😊.

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