Farfalle with Zucchini & Stracciatella

January 05 2021 – That's Amore Cheese

Farfalle with Zucchini & Stracciatella

Farfalle with Zucchini & Stracciatella

Chef That's Amore Cheese
Course Main Dish
Servings 4 people



  • 1g saffron threads
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 500g farfalle
  • 60g olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 4 zucchini, cut in large chunks
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 150g That’s Amore Stracciatella
  • salt & pepper to taste



Steep saffron threads in 3 tablespoons of hot water.
Peel and chop onion very finely.
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and salt the water.
Cook the farfalle pasta al dente according to the package instructions.
Heat oil in a large frying pan. Add onion and garlic and cook more a couple of mins, until fragrant.
Stir in chopped zucchini and cook on medium heat for at least 10 mins or until soft.
Transfer zucchini into a blender, add saffron water and one ladle of pasta water. Blend until smooth. Alternatively, you can use a potato masher.
Transfer the zucchini to a large serving bowl. Stir in the pasta and fresh basil.
Finish by topping with stracciatella cheese.

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