Herb and Shallot Pasta Sauce

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| Servings: 8 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 ounces shallots, peeled an diced
  • 6 large cloves of garlic, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 5 drops red pepper sauce
  • 3 cups Parmesan
  • 4 cups each fresh basil and parsley, chopped
  • 3 pounds cooked pasta


  1. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium.  Add the shallot and garlic and sauté about 5 minutes.  DO NOT LET THIS GET BROWN!
  2. Stir in half and half and the pepper sauce and simmer 10 minutes until slightly thickened.
  3. Mix in Parmesan and majority of the herbs and cook a bit longer.
  4. Toss with pasta and garnish with remaining herbs.  Pass around the Parmesan.

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