Casarecce pasta with Sun-dried Tomato pesto

Quick and easy and bursting with flavour, this dish is made with simple ingredients and something for all the family to enjoy. Ingredients 12 oz casarecce pasta or any short pasta 1 (8.5-ounce) jar sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil 2 cloves garlic  1/4 teaspoon peperoncini chilli flakes Handful fresh basil 100g/1/4 cup pine nuts Salt & pepper Freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, plus more for serving 100ml/1/4 cup extra-virgin … Continue reading Casarecce pasta with Sun-dried Tomato pesto

Casarecce with Pesto & Semi Dried Tomatoes

Beautiful, silky pesto with semi dried tomatoes elevate this pesto dish to another level. Quick and easy to make and packed full of flavour. Ingredients 400g Casarecce or any short pasta 100g/2 cups fresh basil 100g/1/2 cup Pecorino Romano 100ml/1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 50g/1/3 cup pine nuts 3 garlic cloves Salt & pepper 100g/1 cup semi dried tomatoes Method Add pasta to a … Continue reading Casarecce with Pesto & Semi Dried Tomatoes

Rigatoni with prawns and pistachio pesto

Rigatoni with prawns and pistachio pesto This simple and quick recipe packs a punch! The prawns marry perfectly with the indulgent sauce and pasta. Ingredients 500g/5 cups rigatoni 165g/6oz fresh prawns 200g/2 cups Marinara sauce (see recipe Mamma’s Marinara Sauce) Extra virgin olive oil For the Pistachio pesto 125g/1 cup pistachios 1/2 garlic clove 1 handful fresh basil 25g/1/4 cup grated parmesan 60ml/1/4 cup extra … Continue reading Rigatoni with prawns and pistachio pesto

Fusilli With Pistachio & Arugula Pesto

Fusilli With Pistachio & Arugula Pesto A vibrant flavoured sauce, nutty and zesty, that can be used on anything from grilled chicken to pasta. Ingredients 500g/5 cups fusilli pasta 75g/1/2 cup shelled pistachio nuts 150g/5 oz. arugula/rocket 50g/1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 60ml/1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 lemon juice only (about 2 tbsp.) 2 cloves garlic cloves 150g/1 cup cherry tomatoes halved 125g/1 cup … Continue reading Fusilli With Pistachio & Arugula Pesto

Trofie Pasta With Pesto & Cherry Tomatoes

Trofie Pasta With Pesto & Cherry Tomatoes Fresh pesto pasta, with the sweetness of cherry tomatoes is the perfect combination. Sure to satisfy all tastebuds. Ingredients 5 cups/500g Trofie pasta (or any short pasta) 2 cup/50g Fresh Basil leaves Salt & pepper 1 cup/100g Parmigiano Reggiano 1/2 cup/100ml extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup/50g Pine Nuts 2 Garlic cloves 1 cup/200g cherry tomatoes, halved Method … Continue reading Trofie Pasta With Pesto & Cherry Tomatoes

Twintastico Tortelloni with a Pea & Mint Pesto

Twintastico Tortelloni with a Pea & Mint Pesto Tortelloni is tortellini’s big brother, and while tortellini is smaller in size and usually filled with meat and served in a broth, tortelloni is larger and usually filled with cheese and served with a sauce. They are ring-shaped pasta, sometimes also described as “navel shaped”, hence their alternative name of “belly button” (ombelico). Here you have our … Continue reading Twintastico Tortelloni with a Pea & Mint Pesto