4.23.2010

{the dish} Mother Daughter Quick Spaghetti

It was a late night neither my daughter or I had eaten. Hmmmmm what to fix?



We had some left over whole wheat pasta from earlier in the week. She took half and I took half and here is what we came up with. It was fun creating with my daughter... I think I will try hers next time!



Moms Basic Tomato Basil Pasta by ann west

spaghetti
cherry or grape tomatoes
garlic
fresh basil
red pepper flakes
olive oil
parmasean
salt & pepper and a squeeze of lemon

Saute your garlic in some olive oil. Add your tomatoes and let them simmer. (I like mine to even get brown. Add you spices. Add your pasta and toss to heat through. This is a key element and will infuse your pasta with your yummy sauce. Serve with a sprinkle of cheese. Enjoy!


Peanut Spaghetti by Claire

peanut butter
garlic chili paste
sesame oil
rice wine vinegar
orange juice
honey
crushed peanuts

Mix 2 large spoonfuls of peanut butter with a tsp of garlic chili paste, 1/2 tsp of sesame oil, 2-3 Tbls rice wine vinegar and the same amount of orange juice. Add a little honey and mix well. Taste and adjust your seasonings. Top with crushed roasted peanuts. Heat the pasta and mix with sauce. Can be topped with chicken, peppers, carrots and more. enjoy!

7 comments:

Lori said...

I'll take moms. It looks delicious. Actually her's looks pretty yummy, too. But I'm a tomato kinda gal.

Char said...

the peanut spaghetti reminds me some of sesame noodles that i love

they both look yummy

KristenB said...

Mmmmm I love making pasta with fresh tomatoes and basil. YUM!

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amy and ann said...

claire!! you take after your mama! yours looks sooooo good. Will you come over and make that for me one day? Yum! Have a great day.

drollgirl said...

looks so easy and deliciouis! and the peanut spaghetti is a MUST TRY for me!!!

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I love pasta! Yum! Thank you for posting.