Light and creamy pepper sauce pasta

Light and creamy pepper sauce pasta


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About this recipe: A lighter and spicier version of a classic pasta cream sauce for pasta. This roux-base sauce uses milk instead of cream and is given a spicy 'kick' with hot pepper sauce for a touch of piquant in your pasta. You can make the sauce to serve with any kind of pasta - have fun with it, and buon appetito!


Serves: 4 

  • 225g tagliatelle or fettuccine pasta
  • 65g butter
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 475ml milk
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 5 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 40g grated Parmesan cheese

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in flour. Whisk in milk, garlic and pepper hot sauce; stir until thickened. Stir in cheese.
  3. Drain pasta; serve sauce over hot cooked pasta.

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Easy, effective. Added extra hot pepper sauce . - 30 Mar 2016

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