Tomato and broad bean orecchiette
Tomato and broad bean orecchiette: “A beautiful summery Italian pasta dish of orecchiette, tomato, broad beans, fresh basil and pecorino cheese. This quick and delicious pasta recipe is from Jamie Oliver’s book, Jamie Cooks Italy. ”
Does not it look lovely?
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Ingredients Tomato and broad bean orecchiette
- 1 x Orecchiette , (or 300g dried orecchiette)
- 1 onion
- tablespoon olive oil
- 375 g new season’s broad beans
- 250 g ripe tomatoes
- ½ a bunch of fresh basil , (15g)
- 20 g salted ricotta , or pecorino cheese
Meanwhile, cook the orecchiette in boiling salted water for 4 minutes (or cook dried orecchiette according to the packet instructions). Scoop the pasta into the sauce and toss together, loosening with pasta cooking water, if needed. Finely grate over the cheese and toss again, finishing with an extra grating of cheese, if you like.