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Creamy Herb Pasta Sauce

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ready in: 30-60 minutes
serves/makes:   4

recipe id: 75012
cook method: stovetop

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2 cups half and half
1/2 cup butter or margarine, cut into tablespoon-sized slices
2/3 cup Parmesan, Asiago or Romano cheese, freshly grated
3/4 cup fresh herbs*, chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 1/4 pound fresh fettuccine
12 ounces dried fettuccine pasta


* Fresh herbs can be any combination of parsley, chives, basil, mint and oregano.

Combine half-and-half and butter in a saucepan. Boil gently about 20 minutes, until mixture has reduced to 1-1/2 to 1-2/3 cups.

Remove pan from heat; whisk in cheese and herbs. Use immediately or cool to room temperature and refrigerate or freeze.

To serve: Cook fettuccine, following package directions. Drain. Toss with sauce.

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Hannelore, Connecticut , USA


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