How To Make (with Honey): Tagliarini
Elegant but Simple (every single guy's two favorite words)
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Now I know you kids out there might not really into the complexity of cooking - at the on-set. Still, I have to tell you, complexity brings out flavor - especially with this recipe. So stick with it.
Why do I mention customization? Because, like with most pasta dishes, you can switch out all the veggies and/or meat to taste. Some prefer an Alfredo sauce, some like spinach, whereas some want oysters or shrimp as opposed to beef. (However, if you want to do shell fish or muscles, be sure to consult another recipe to prepare/saute these items prior to adding them to the pasta). I can not eat shellfish but boy, if I could... In fact here is a recipe for garlic butter shrimp that sounds awesome and would go great with this pasta.
Now since this pasta calls for the use of chili powder and pepper jack cheese, I am going to recommend my chili pepper honey be used in the ingredients. You can always go regular is the spice is too much.
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Heat oil in your skillet. Toss in the onion, green pepper, garlic, and ground beef. Brown lightly, stir it consistently to allow it to heat evenly. Drain off the excess oil. Pour in honey, salt and chili powder and blend well. Add the noodles, tomatoes and cheese; cover. Bring the contents to a slow boil, then turn heat to low. Continue cooking for about 30 minutes or until the noodles become tender. This will yield approximately six servings.