Capellini Orange Almondine (Vegetarian) - 8/24/04

Capellini Orange Almondine

1 lb Angel Hair (Capellini) or your favorite long, thin pasta shape, uncooked
2 Tbs margarine, divided
1/2 cup orange spreadable fruit or orange marmalade
1/4 cup whole milk
1 6-oz. can mandarin oranges, drained
1/2 cup almonds, toasted
Cinnamon, for sprinkling

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions, drain.

  2. In a sauce pan, melt 1 tablespoon margarine and orange fruit spread. Toss with pasta.

  3. Brown almonds in 1 tablespoon margarine. Add milk mandarin oranges and toasted almonds to pasta mixture. Blend well, divide among dessert plates and sprinkle with cinnamon and serve.

Servings: 6

Source: National Pasta Association