Paccheri With Datterini Tomatoes & Stracciatella

Paccheri With Datterini Tomatoes & Stracciatella

One of our favourite pasta, paccheri is perfect for this recipe. Such a simple recipe with few ingredients but so flavourful. The sweetness from the datterini tomatoes and the creamy stracciatella make this the perfect dish.

Ingredients

  • 500g/5 cups paccheri pasta
  • 250g/1 1/3 cup datterini tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 200g/1 cup stracciatella cheese
  • Handful fresh basil
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt & pepper

Method

Drizzle a little extra virgin olive oil in a large sauce pan and add the garlic. Cook until golden, then add the tomatoes. Cook for around 3-4 minutes and add the basil, season with salt and pepper and cook for a further 5 minutes.

Add the pasta to a pan of salted boiling water and cook until al dente. Add a little pasta water to the tomatoes to help create a sauce.

Add the pasta to the tomatoes and toss together.

Plate and finish with a spoonful of stracciatella and fresh basil on top.

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