Pasta Spinach Orecchiette with Zucchini and Mascarpone Cheese sauce

Sep 15, 20
Pasta Spinach Orecchiette with Zucchini and Mascarpone Cheese sauce

SERVES: 5

COOKING TIME: 25 Mins

Pasta Cooking Time: 13 - 15 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

500g Squisito Orecchitette agli spinaci

5 tbsps. Colavita or Ed'o Extra Virgin Olive oil

1 onion, finely chopped

5 small zucchini, thinly sliced

1 cup Chicken broth

1 tablespoon parsley, chopped

100g Mascarpone

Parmigiano Reggiano, grated

 

METHOD:

  1. Cook pasta in plenty of boiling salted water.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion. Cook until softened. Add zucchini, cook for 10 mins or until tender.
  3. Add broth. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Once pasta is cooked to “al dente”, drain, return to pot. Add 3/4 of the zucchini mixture to cooked pasta & toss to combine. Stir in mascarpone and parsley, mix well.
  5. Serve with grated parmigiano reggiano cheese, the remaining zucchini mixture and a drizzle of Extra-Virgin Olive oil.

Buon Appetito!