Tony’s Table: Penne With Pepper And Cheese

Penne with pepper and cheese.

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½ lb. Penne

¼ c. Pasta water

2 Tbsp. Olive oil

2 Garlic cloves

2 Tbsp. Unsalted butter

1 Red hot pepper (dried)

2 oz. Romano cheese

2 oz. Parmesan cheese


Cook pasta and set aside.

In a sauce pan add butter, olive oil and garlic.  Cook two minutes then slightly reduce heat.  Add pasta and cheese to pan and stir.  Add pasta water and cook 1-2 minutes.  Add parsley and cracked pepper to taste and serve.

NOTE: Prep times can vary by equipment. Be sure to check that meat is fully cooked.

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