Farfalle with Zucchini & Stracciatella

January 05 2021 – That's Amore Cheese

Farfalle with Zucchini & Stracciatella

Farfalle with Zucchini & Stracciatella

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

 

Ingredients

  • 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

 

Instructions

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

Tagged: Main, Vegetarian