Wednesday, August 22, 2012

chipotle-garlic pasta

Here is the quick & easy recipe for the chipotle-garlic pasta! Perfect for a quick meal that provides a filling & spicy depth of flavors.

1/2 lb pasta
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic  
3 dried chipotle peppers
Parmesan for topping

1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add pasta. Lightly crush garlic cloves. Add to pan with 3 tablespoons vegetable oil.

2. Brown garlic on all sides until almost black (8 minutes).

3. Break dried chipotle peppers in half, scrape out seeds, and add pods and seeds to blackening garlic in the pan.

4. After about 2 minutes, remove pods and garlic cloves, leaving seeds in the pan. Strain and add pasta to the pan along with 2 tablespoons of the reserved pasta water. Toss to coat.

5. Plate & top with parmesan cheese. Serve & enjoy!

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