Tuesday, October 18, 2011

♥ yummy 6 herb linguine ♥

nothing could be simpler (or more satisfying) than a dish of pasta flecked with a mix of fresh green herbs and dusted with parmesan cheese.

what you'll need...
♥2 teaspoons olive oil
♥2 medium onions, finely chopped
♥2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
♥8 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped
♥1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves, finely chopped
♥1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped
♥1/2 cup lower-sodium chicken broth
♥1/2 cup dry white whine
♥12 ounces linguine
♥1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
♥1/4 cup flat leave parsley leaves, plus springs for garnish
♥1/4 cup snipped fresh chives
♥2 ounces parmesan cheese, freshly grated - about 1/2 cup

what you'll do...
1. heat covered 6-quart pot of boiling water on high and add 1 teaspoon salt

2. meanwhile, in a 10-inch skillet, heat oil on medium. add shallots and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. add garlic, sage, oregano, rosemary and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and freshly ground black pepper. cook for 1 minute, stirring. add broth and wine. heat to boiling on high. reduce heat to medium and cook for 5 mintes or until reduced by half, stirring then remove from heat

3. while sauce cooks, add pasta to boiling water and cook as label directs. finely chop basil and parsley and set aside.reserve 1/4 cup pasta cooking water. drain pasta and return to saucepot. stir in wine mixture along with chives, basil, parsley and reserved pasta water. toss until well combined

4. divide pasta among 4 serving plates and top with parmesan

nutritional information (per serving)
calories - 415
total fat - 8g
saturates fat - 3g
cholesterol - 13mg
sodium - 500mg
total carbs - 68g
dietary fiber - 3g
sugars --
protein - 18g
calsium --