Orange Olive Basil Sauce
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INGREDIENTS
  • 1/4 c (2 oz, 1/2 stick) butter
  • Finely grated zest of 2 large oranges
  • 20 Greek olives (kalamata) pitted and chopped
  • 2 lg Garlic cloves, fine chopped
  • Juice from 1 large orange (about 1/3 cup)
  • Lots of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 c Chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 c Grated parmesan cheese
  • Recommended Pasta:
  • 3/4 pound spaghetti or linguine.
DIRECTIONS
  1. This is a great combination of flavors!
  2. 1/4 c (2 oz, 1/2 stick) butter
  3. Finely grated zest of 2 large oranges
  4. 20 Greek olives (kalamata) pitted and chopped
  5. 2 lg Garlic cloves, fine chopped
  6. Juice from 1 large orange (about 1/3 cup)
  7. Lots of freshly ground black pepper
  8. 1/3 c Chopped fresh basil leaves
  9. 1/4 c Grated parmesan cheese
  10. Melt butter in a medium skillet. Add orange zest, olives, and garlic,and cook for 1 minute. Add orange juice and pepper and cook for another minute. Toss with hot pasta, add basil and parmesan cheese, and toss again. Serve at once. Pass extra grated cheese and the pepper mill for each person to add to taste.
  11. RECOMMENDED PASTA:
  12. 3/4 pound spaghetti or linguine.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This is a great combination of flavors!