3 cloves garlic 1/3 cup pine nuts 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup roasted red bell pepper (fresh or jarred) 1 cup basil leaves ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 lb. penne pasta ¼ cup heavy cream, optional DIRECTIONS: Place garlic and pine nuts in a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped. Add Parmesan, red pepper, basil leaves, salt and pepper. Pulse until well combined. -- add olive oil through the feed tube and process until incorporated.
Delicious shrimpy, saucy pasta. Sadly, did not keep as well as I hoped, which sort of colored my memory of this dish, but the first night it was damn good! So just don't make too much of it, and enjoy!