"A plate of pasta gives happyness to everybody." We wish you a great International Day of Happiness with this pasta recipe by Maria Stefania Peduzzi, owner of Rustichella d'Abruzzo: Rustichella Bucatini with aragula Pesto and Cherry Tomatoes. Buon appetito!
400 g of Bucatini Rustichella d’Abruzzo
200 g of Cherry Tomatoes
Rustichella d'Abruzzo Extra Virgin Olive Oil to taste
1 clove of Garlic
1 pinch of Salt
1 pinch of Sugar
A fistful of fresh Aragula
150 g of fresh Aragula
15 g of Pine Nuts
15 g of Almonds
50 g of grated Parmigiano Reggiano
1/2 clove of Garlic
60 g of Rustichella d'Abruzzo Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Put all the ingredients in a food processor (washed aragula, almonds, pine nuts, parmigiano reggiano, garlic, evoo oil and salt), until smooth.
Wash the cherry tomatoes and put it in a nonstick pan, then add evoo oil and garlic until seasoning. Add cherry tomatoes, a pinch of salt and sugar.
Sauteé the cherry tomatoes for 3-4 minutes and cook it on medium heat uniformly until shimmering. Off heat, stir in pesto.
Cook the Rustichella Bucatini al dente, drain the water and put the pasta in the pan with pesto sauce. Sauteé the pasta for 1 minute, then put it in a platter.
Guarnish with fresh aragula and serve.