Having company and don't know what to make? This simple and sophisticated pasta dish is perfect as a main dish, appetizer or even side dish! The flavors of brie cheese melted and blended into pasta spirals and drizzled with lavender fig sauce say elegance with every bite.
Lavender Brie Pasta
1 pkg. 8 oz wide pasta
8 oz brie cheese, with outer rind cut off
1 clove garlic, diced
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp culinary lavender
3 Tbsp cream
1/4 cup white wine or vegetable broth
5 pieces bacon
In a stock pot boil water and follow directions for cooking pasta.
Cut off rind of brie and cut cheese into cubes.
In a medium saucepan add your olive oil and clove of garlic. On medium heat saute your garlic until softened, ad your wine, cream and cheese, stirring until melted.
Once pasta is cooked and drained, drizzle some olive oil and stir to coat. Add your brie cheese sauce. Stir to coat all noodles.
To a fry pan cook 4 pieces of bacon until crispy which you will use for your garnish.
Lavender Fig Sauce
3 Tbsp fig preserves
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp Lavender Extract
To a small bowl combine fig jelly, balsamic vinegar and lavender extract.
On your serving plate smear a little lavender fig sauce, next to it add your pasta spiral, top with more fig sauce and diced bacon.
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Recipe and photos belong to Norwood Lavender Farm you are more than welcome to use them along with site credit.
I am Nicole Callen, lavender lover, farmer, and owner of Norwood Lavender Farm. My intention for this page is to bring you great lavender related content that you can use. Most of it contains culinary adventures that transpire in my kitchen, as I have a love for the complex floral flavor and depth that lavender brings to cooking. I like to say, "where nature meets gourmet".