Mar 11, 2011

Halloumi Pasta with Pink Sauce



Its no secret that I am obsessed with cheese anymore is it? And well pasta to for that matter. Okay, well any carbohydrates to be honest with you. I am just a naughty, naughty gal. I love white and red pasta sauce so I thought hey why not combine the two with some of my other favorite things and this little pasta is what I came up with. This dish is perfect alongside a crisp green salad and some crunchy bread.

7 tablespoons butter
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups heavy cream
1 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 cup mozzarella-cheddar mixed cheese
1/4 cup red pasta sauce
12 ounces of pasta, cooked per package directions
1 package halloumi cheese, cubed
1/2 tablespoon dried parsley
1 scallion, sliced

1. In a 9-inch skillet on medium heat add 2 tablespoons butter and 1 garlic clove. Add halloumi cooking until golden, about 5 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in a saute pan on medium heat add remaining butter and garlic. Cook until melted then add pepper, Parmesan and cream, and red sauce, mix well. Mix until thickened about 3 minutes then add shredded cheese and parsley. Mix until melted then remove from heat.

3. In a large bowl or serving platter toss pasta, cheese and sauce together until well combined. Sprinkle scallion on top. Serve.

Yields: 4-6 servings

6 fabulous comments:

Anonymous said...

Do you eat pasta with bread???

Noor said...

Most everyone eats a nice crisp garlic, French, etc bread with pasta :)

Jackie said...

This looks really great Noor I love the combination's you made. I agree everyone eats bread with pasta.

umm ahmed said...

This looks delish I would love to try it.

Food Jihadist said...

I am also obsessed with cheese and halloumi is one of my favorites. I am definitely trying out this recipe.

Noor said...

I am right there with you :)