Pasta of the Month – Christmas Pasta

Super simple pasta side dish that reflects the colors of Christmas – Red, Green and White…

Super simple and ready fast!  Want to try it?  

What you need:

  • 3 cups of cooked green pasta – any green pasta will work
  • ¼ cup of butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • ¾ cup cubed mozzarella
  • ¾ cup halved grape tomatoes

 

 

 

 

 

How to Do it:

Place the butter in the bottom of a sauce pan and melt over medium heat.  Continue cooking it until it begins to lightly brown then turn heat down to low.  Be careful not to burn it!

Add the garlic and stir for a minute or two, then add the tomatoes.

Mix in the pasta and add salt and pepper to taste (We like only a little salt, but a lot of pepper).

Just before serving, toss in the cheese until it is just slightly melted.

What colors are Christmas?  Red, Green and White – Christmas Pasta!

Serves 4

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12 Responses to Pasta of the Month – Christmas Pasta

  1. Mother of 3 says:

    So pretty, easy and festive! That looks yummy. I love fresh mozz. and tomatoes with my pasta. I’d probably add just a few flakes of basil too. Pinned.

  2. Thank you for sharing your wonderful post at #OverTheMoon. I look forward to what you will share next week! Do something special. Give yourself a standing ovation today! We hope you’ll come back again next Sunday when we open our doors at 6:00 PM EST. Pinned and tweeted!

  3. Sue says:

    Thanks for sharing your delicious recipe with us at Over the Moon link up.

  4. Teresa says:

    Oh, that’s a really great idea, I need to make this for my kids! Thank you for sharing at The Really Crafty Link Party this week. Pinned!

  5. Lauren says:

    This is such a cute Christmas dinner idea!

  6. Hi, Helen, Pinned your pasta!! Best wishes for Christmas. Your friend, Linda

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