Angel Hair Pasta with Pignoli Recipe
- ¾ cup pine nuts
- ½ cup clarified butter
- 1 ¼ cups heavy whipping cream
- 2 ⅓ tablespoons butter
- 1 pinch ground nutmeg
- salt to taste
- 1 pinch freshly ground white pepper
- 1 (8 ounce) package angel hair pasta
step 1: Toast pignoli nuts slowly in a skillet, watching carefully not to burn. Remove from skillet when nuts are tan in color.
step 2: Cook noodles in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.
step 3: Combine heavy cream, clarified butter, 2 1/3 tablespoons butter or margarine, nutmeg, and salt and pepper in a saucepan; heat thoroughly. Add noodles to the heated sauce. Let sauce reduce to a creamy consistency. Top with nuts, and serve.