Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
About This Recipe
“This is a quick and easy weeknight pasta dish.”
12ounceswhole wheat rigatoni
1/3 cupchopped fresh basil
3garlic cloves, minced
2tablespoonsolive oil( do not substitute)
1/2 cupcottage cheese
1/3 cupfreshly grated parmesan cheese
1/3 cupdry white wine
1/4 cupfresh parsley, snipped
1/3 cup water or 1/3 cupvegetable broth
salt and black pepper, freshly ground
Cook pasta according to package directions; drain well and keep warm.
Meanwhile, in a medium skillet cook basil and garlic in hot oil about 1 minute.
Reduce heat and add cream cheese, cottage cheese, and Parmesan cheese; stir until smooth.
Stir in white wine, parsley, and water (or vegetable broth, if using).
Cook uncovered for 3 to 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Add pasta and mix until well coated.
Serve each dish garnished with fresh basil and additional freshly grated pamesan cheese if desired.