Main Dishes

Paglia e Fieno con Shrimp e Vodka

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When working for the President of Italy, I helped to prepare this meal for a state dinner. Meals like this would take a few days to prepare and we maintained a kitchen staff of around 40 people. This recipe calls for both white fettuccine and green fettuccine and we call this combination of pasta 'hay and straw'. This dish is a classic originating from the Lake of Garda and is matched with a chilled Orvieto Abboccaato.

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• 8 oz semolina fettuccine
• 8 oz spinach fettuccine
• 2 oz olive oil
• 2 oz butter
• 4 oz sun dried tomato
• 2 oz vodka
• 6 oz cream
• 20 cooked shrimp
• 1 tblspn cracked black pepper
• 1 tspn nutmeg
• Begin by getting a pot of salted water boiling - add pasta upon boil • Add the butter to a skillet and put on medium heat • After the butter has melted add the cream, vodka, black pepper, and sun - dried tomatoes and let simmer for a couple minutes • Next, add the nutmeg and to the skillet and stir • Take your shrimp and butterfly them down the middle (cut the shrimp vertically) • Add the shrimp to your sauce • Finally, add the pasta to the skillet and stir together with a large spoon
Nutritions

Calories
819

Sodium
1361mg
56% DV

Fat
55g
86% DV

Protein
34g
68% DV

Carbs
5g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV

Chili Cheese Dip

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This six ingredient hot Chili Cheese Dip is always a hit with friends and family. It takes less than 15 minutes to make on the stovetop and can easily be adapted to a crock pot.

2 1/2 cups homemade chili
6 ounces cream cheese
1/3 cup salsa style tomatoes (or salsa)
1 tablespoon hot sauce
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
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Nutritions

Calories
279

Sodium
1024mg
42% DV

Fat
17g
27% DV

Protein
14g
28% DV

Carbs
22g
7% DV

Fiber
14g
58% DV
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