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Orecchiette with walnut sauce

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Orecchiette with walnut sauce This recipe uses the kernel of the walnuts which, for a better result, should be crushed in a mortar. If you don't have a mortar you can use an electric blender. The crushed walnuts are then mixed with olive oil and grated pecorino cheese.

Ingredients

  • 350 g orecchiette pasta
  • 200 g walnuts
  • 6 spoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 100 g grated pecorino cheese
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
Serves
4
Prep.
time

Cooking
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Healthy
Easy
650
calories
per person

 

Preparation

  1. Make the walnut sauce by crushing the kernels in a mortar (or blender) with olive oil, salt and pepper to form a smooth paste.
  2. Cook the orecchiette in hot salted water and drain al dente.
  3. Mix well the orecchiette with the sauce.
  4. Serve with some pecorino cheese.
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