COOKING RECIPES

CRAWFISH RIGATONI RECIPE

I made this last year, I love pasta dishes and this one is quick, simple, and delicious.

CRAWFISH RIGATONI RECIPE-ymmlyrecipes

INGREDIENTS:

— 1 small chopped onion
— 1/2 chopped red, green bell peppers
— 1 large clove finely minced garlic
— Salt
— Pepper
— Old bay
— Basil (dried)
— Accent (optional)
— Heavy cream
— Half n Half
— Parmesan cheese
— Cream cheese
— 1 pound packaged Louisiana crawfish tails
— 1 16 oz box Rigatoni or Pasta of your choice

** Put large pot of salted water to boil (for pasta)

INSTRUCTIONS:

In a preheated pan with EVOO, sautee onions and peppers until the onions are translucent, toss in minced garlic halfway through (If you like, pour in a couple of splashes of white wine at this point and let it reduce to half) then add about 3/4 of a pint of Half n Half, 1/4 teaspoon salt, pepper, 1/2 teaspoon accent (optional), 1/4 teaspoon basil, 1 1/2 teaspoons old bay, 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese and a half pint of heavy whipping cream and let simmer on med low heat for 5 minutes. ON THE SPICES………use your judgement, you may like a bit more or less of either.

Place pasta to boil

Add in the entire package of peeled crawfish tails including the liquid, give it a good stir, add a couple tablespoons of cream cheese, stir until combined, cover and let simmer about 10 minutes on medium heat. Remove from heat, stir in cooked pasta, cover and let sit 5 minutes before serving. Serve hot with some crusty garlic bread and/or whatever sides you may like. I often fry fish with these pasta dishes

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