Love at First Bite

Thanks to the lovely Economic Stimulus check I finally have a replacement pasta machine! And this time I didn’t go cheap, I went for the more expensive one with the highest ratings, so hopefully it will last me for many years.

I’ve already done plain homemade pasta on this blog, and wanted to test it straight before doing something special so instead I decided to write about a new sauce. I am absolutely infatuated with this recipe. Seriously, it’s just…awesome. 🙂

This was a recipe done by the Greedy Gourmet several months ago for Presto Pasta Night hosted by Once Upon a Feast. When I saw the recipe it looked good. I thought it might be fun but honestly when I actually got around to trying it, it was love at first bite 🙂 I hope you’ll try it yourself cause even though it’s about as unhealthy as a sauce can get, it is soooooo worth it. This is just as creamy as any alfredo sauce with a zing of lemon that just gives it so much life. 

Creamy Lemon Romano Sauce
Adapted from: The Greedy Gourmet

6 oz Pecorino Romano, finely grated
Grated rind of 1 lemon
12 fl oz Heavy Cream
salt and pepper
1 tablespoon minced garlic

Brown the garlic lightly in a sauce pan. Mix in the cheese, grated lemon rind and cream.

Heat gently, stirring frequently until all of the cheese has melted and sauce begins to thicken. Season to taste. If it isn’t getting as thick as you would like it, add a little bit of corn starch, dissolved in milk.

Pour over pasta of your choice. Enjoy

I don’t know what it is about this sauce but I really can’t get enough of it. I can’t wait to try it over chicken or something like that. It really is a great recipe.

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7 Responses to Love at First Bite

  1. Michelle says:

    It’s a very rich, filling and slurpalicious sauce, isn’t it? Oh how I miss these type of creamy sauces since I’ve been on a diet the past few months…

  2. lcsa99 says:

    Diets are really evil, especially when you have to miss out on artery clogging sauces 🙂

  3. ovenhaven says:

    Oh I think the mister would totally adore this sauce! It looks so cheesy!

  4. grace says:

    artery-clogging sauces are my favorite! your pasta, by the way, is perfection itself.

  5. lcsa99 says:

    Thanks guys, this sauce is very cheesy, which itself makes it high on my list of favorites. It’s well work trying. And I can’t tell you how much I love making pasta 🙂

  6. I’m so glad you got your pasta machine… is it working out?

  7. lcsa99 says:

    It really is, thanks. I’ve only made this one recipe with it so far but look forward to many more 🙂

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