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Pasta Alfredo with Cherry Cranberry Pecano™

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

2 cups cavatappi pasta (or any variety)
1/4 cup butter, salted
1 cup whole milk (may substitute skim milk)
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 cup fontina or Italian cheese, shredded
1/4 cup Salad Pizazz!® Cherry Cranberry Pecano™
2 tsp garlic, minced
1 Tbsp flour, all-purpose
1/4 tsp tarragon, dried
1/4 tsp basil, dried

Directions

1.  Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain and keep warm.

2.  In medium non-stick skillet, melt butter on medium heat.  Add garlic; cook 1 minute.

3.  Add flour and stir until mixture is bubbly, 1 to 2 minutes.

4.  Add milk and stir until slightly thickened, 2 minutes.

5.  Add pasta, parmesan and Italian cheeses, Cherry Cranberry Pecano™ and spices.

6.  Stir until cheese is melted and pasta is coated.

7.  Serve immediately

 

Variations:  Add grilled chicken or shrimp.