Pasta with pine nuts

Pasta with pine nuts


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About this recipe: This rich pasta dish serves 2 as a main, or 4 as a starter.


Serves: 3 

  • 100g pine nuts
  • 300ml double cream
  • 120ml clarified butter
  • 35g butter
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • salt to taste
  • 1 pinch freshly ground white pepper
  • 250g vermicelli pasta

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Toast pine nuts slowly in a frying pan, watching carefully not to burn. Remove from frying pan when nuts are tan in colour.
  2. Cook pasta in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.
  3. Combine double cream, clarified butter, butter, nutmeg, salt and pepper in a saucepan; heat thoroughly. Add pasta to the heated sauce. Let sauce reduce to a creamy consistency. Top with pine nuts, and serve.

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