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.
- 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
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.