Diners eat through Alton All-Star Restaurant Week

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Restaurants are firing up the kitchens for Alton All-Star Restaurant Week.

Between July 10th and 19th, Metro-East eateries will put their best dishes forward for a week of fixed-price dining. Lunch at participating restaurants will go for $10 and dinner will be $25. There are no passes or punch cards to buy. You can try to make the Pasta Con Broccoli from Bluff City Grill, or let the chefs make it instead.

Get a list of participating restaurants at AltonRestaurantWeek.com.

Pasta Con Broccoli

2 oz Butter
1/2 cup Mushrooms (fresh)
1/2 Tsp Minced Garlic
1 Cup Broccoli (blanched)
2 oz Marinara
8 oz Heavy Cream
6 oz Bow Tie Noodles (3/4 Cooked)
2 tbls Diced Red Peppers (for garnish)
1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese
To Taste: Salt and Pepper

Add Butter, Mushrooms, Garlic and Broccoli to Pan over Medium High Heat.
Sautée for about a Minute.
Add Marinara, Heavy Cream and Bow Tie Noodles.
Bring to a Boil and let Reduce. Remove from Heat.
Top with Parmesan Cheese and Garnish with Diced Red Pepper.