Gemelli with Fava Beans

Number of servings : Prep time: Cooking time: Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses Special diet

Number of servings :

Prep time:

Cooking time:

Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses

Special diet :

Ingredients

450 g (1 lb) gemelli
4 cloves garlic, chopped
30 ml (2 tbsp) olive oil
125 ml (1/2 cup / 60 g) Parmesan cheese, grated
175 ml (2/3 cup) ricotta cheese
60 ml (4 tbsp) olive oil
500 ml (2 cups) cooked fava beans*
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Fresh marjoram, to taste
Parmesan cheese, shaved, to taste

Directions

  1. In a large pot, cook the pasta al dente, following package directions. Drain without rinsing and set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, sauté the garlic in the oil for 1 minute.
  3. Add the pasta, cheeses, oil and fava beans. Heat, stirring, to melt the cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer to a heated serving bowl. Top with marjoram and cheese shavings.
  5. Serve immediately.

*You can buy fava beans canned or frozen. In season, you can use fresh ones. Shell them and blanch them for 6 minutes before adding to the recipe.

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Imported on 2011-01-20 20:26:46 — Original ID:2563

Gemelli with Fava Beans
Gemelli with Fava Beans