Basil and Garlic Butter Pasta Recipe ~ Money Saving Recipe

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Thanks to  Hot Eats and Cool Reads for this money saving recipe for Basil and Garlic Butter Pasta Recipe a quick and simple recipe that I am excited to try!

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This recipe is super quick and so full of flavor. It makes a great side dish or meatless main dish. It goes with so many foods and if you don’t have fresh basil, you can always substitute with dried. I hope you enjoy this as much as we do!
Basil and Garlic Butter Pasta 

What you need:
  • 6 oz pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 c. red onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, sliced in ribbons
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • shredded parmesan cheese
Directions:
In a large pot with salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente. Drain and set aside.
Using the same pot from the pasta, heat the butter and olive oil over medium low to medium heat. Add garlic and onions and saute until tender. Add pasta, basil, salt and pepper and saute for another couple minutes until heated through. Top with parmesan!