Creamy Cilantro Cream Pasta

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Creamy Cilantro Cream Pasta

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Creamy Cilantro Cream Pasta
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Yield Servings
Author The Seaside Baker
Prep time
Cooking time 30 minutes
Total time 30 minutes

Description

Creamy and indulgent, this savory dish will have your taste buds singing.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 shallot, fresh, diced or 1/2 medium onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 Jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cilantro
  • 3/4 cup cream
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ancho chili pepper
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch
  • 1 pound thin spaghetti
  • Parmesan cheese, shredded

Instructions

  1. Cook spaghetti according to the directions on the package.
  2. While cooking pasta, make sauce.
  3. Melt butter on medium heat in a sauce pan with chopped shallots (or onions) and garlic,;cook until shallot is translucent.
  4. Add  1 cup of the cilantro and cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add cream, milk, and spices and cook on medium heat for 10 minutes.
  6. Add corn starch and whisk until smooth. Stir constantly and once sauce has begun to thicken, remove from heat.
  7. Pour sauce into drained cooked pasta, and mix to coat.
  8. Garnish with remaining chopped cilantro and shredded Parmesan cheese.