This wonderful dessert pasta is a creation of Lisa
Hutt. Lisa say, "I was so surprised on how well this turn out. I used
spaghetti pasta, but I bet angel hair pasta would also work well." Lisa
originally posted this wonderful recipe on the
Food Lovers' Discussion Group web site.
Learn about Pasta Hints and Tips
and also more
Pasta, Rice, and Main Dish Recipes.
Yields: 4 servings
Prep time: 15 min
1 (8-ounce) package uncooked spaghetti, linguine, or angel hair
5 ounces orange marmalade
1/4 to 1/2 cup port
1 teaspoon butter
2 blood oranges
, supreme if you can, sectioned if you can't *
1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
* Regular oranges may be substituted for the blood oranges.
Cook pasta according to package directions: drain and let cool; set aside.
Learn How To Cook Pasta Properly.
In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add orange marmalade,
orange juice, and port wine; simmer until mixture is reduced in half. Toss in
the cooked pasta; heat again until the pasta picks up the flavor of the orange
mixture. Add the blood oranges and heat.
Plate the Orange Pasta and sprinkle with the toasted almonds and dried cherries.
Serve with port wine.
Makes 4 dessert servings.