Tagliatelle with Arugula and Tomatoes

Number of servings : 4 to 6 Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Type of meal : |

Number of servings : 4 to 6

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses

Special diet :

Ingredients

450 g / 1 lb    tagliatelle
2    leeks, white part only, sliced thinly
1    small hot pepper, minced
45 ml / 3 tbsp    olive oil
500 ml / 2 cups    grape tomatoes
To taste    salt and freshly ground pepper
2 bunches    arugula, trimmed and rinsed
250 g / 8 oz    Mozzarella di Bufala cheese, diced
250 ml / 1 cup    fresh basil leaves, shredded

Directions

In a large pot, cook the pasta al dente, following package directions.

While the pasta is cooking, wilt the leeks and pepper in the oil in a large skillet.

Add the tomatoes, cook until they soften, season to taste and set aside.

Just before draining the pasta, add the arugula to the pot then drain everything together. Add the pasta and arugula to the skillet and toss everything to combine well.

Transfer to a large heated bowl, and top with cheese and basil.

Nutritional information:

Tagliatelle with Arugula and Tomatoes