the original recipe is on Allrecipes.com), but equally wonderful all dressed up.
Traditional risottos are made with Arborio rice, perfect for absorbing flavorful liquids, but thin spaghetti broken into 1 inch pieces, makes a wonderful base....kind of reminds me of ... cue music...Rice O Roni...that San Francisco treat.
My addition of fresh purple kale, Barilla whole wheat pasta, and a couple of pinches of Zaatar (mine from Epices de Cru) makes it a wonderfully heathy and flavorful option.
Since I'm hosting Presto Pasta Night this week, I thought I'd spark your pasta creativity... What's your favorite additions to some basic pasta? Or do you like to find a new recipe, and stick to it? Or... do you have a wonderful favorite you make over and over? Whatever your choice, I hope you share it with us this week. Just write about it, mention Presto Pasta Nights and send me an email - ruth (at) 4everykitchen (dot) com.
If you'd like to host a PPN Roundup. Just drop me a line to pick a date. July 27 which is next week! as well as August 24 and beyond are available. It's never to early to sign up and join the fun!