ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Capellini with Artichokes in a Tomato Cream Sauce

Updated on November 13, 2012

A Recipe for Artichoke and Tomato Capellini

I am a vegetarian and I love Italian dishes. When I find a savory recipe that doesn't include Italian sausage or meatballs I feel like I have won the lottery. But really who misses the meat when you can have all that cream and cheese?? Muwahahaa!

This recipe for capellini pasta topped with artichokes, white cap mushrooms, and a tomato cream sauce was adapted from a family recipe that used breaded chicken and chicken stock (also had no mushrooms). My family loves the changes and just plain LOVES this dish. Just make this dish for a main course and add some garlic bread. If you want to save on calories forgo adding cheese at the end. Just don't skimp on the cream by using half and half or your sauce will curdle and be ruined... yuck!

Enjoy the subtle and delicious flavors of Italy in your home tonight! Don't forget to check out my recipe lens for Chicken Scallopini.

Photo Credit: Tiffany Washko

Cooking artichokes
Cooking artichokes

The Recipe: Capellini with Artichokes and Tomatoes


Ingredients List:

Capellini Pasta, Olive Oil, Butter, Heavy Cream, Onion, Garlic, Diced Tomatoes, Artichoke Hearts, Vegetable Stock, White Cap Mushrooms, Nutmeg, Parmesan or Romano Cheese, Parsley.

How to Make It:

Heat up 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil and 2 Tablespoons Butter. Add one half of a large sweet onion, chopped and 3 chopped cloves of garlic. Saute for 5 minutes and add 1 cup of sliced white cap mushrooms, saute another 5 minutes.

Take one can of artichoke hearts in water, drain, and cut the hearts in half. Saute them with the onions, garlic, and mushrooms for a couple minutes and then add 1 can of diced tomatoes. As they start to get soft add 1 cup heavy cream, 1/2 cup vegetable stock, and 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg. Mix well and let it cook on low to reduce the sauce and let it thicken.

Cook your Cappelini in a pot of boiling water for 3-4 minutes, al dente. Put the strained Capellini into a big bowl and lightly drizzle with oil and a generous handful of grated Parmesan cheese. Once the sauce is done pour it over the Capellini and mix well.

As you serve it in plates or bowls top with more Parmesan cheese and a sprinkling of fresh chopped parsley. Delicious!!

Play the soundtrack below and imagine you are in Italy...

The Finished Meal

Artichoke Hearts Give it Amazing Flavor!

Olive Oil!

Capellini Al Dente!

The Soundtrack...

Other Things You Might Need...

Tell me what you think!

Want to Make this Dish?

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      blanckj 

      7 years ago

      Oh this looks delicious. Thanks for sharing.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)