• Prep Time:
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small-medium potato (about 5oz/140g)
  • 4 ounces green beans
  • 4.5 ounces Alessi Organic Casarecci PastaAdd
  • 1 tablespoon Alessi Premium Pesto di Liguria
  • 2 teaspoons Alessi Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Alessi Sea Salt and Black Peppercorns
  • Alessi Pine Nuts (optional)
  • parmesan cheese (optional)

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Salt to taste.
  2. Peel and dice the potato.
  3. Wash, clean and cut the green beans in pieces (about 1 inch long).
  4. When the water boil, add the potatoes and green beans. Bring back to a boil and cook for a couple of extra minutes.
  5. Add the pasta and cook until al dente (follow the time on the package). This casarecci pasta needs about 8-9 minutes.
  6. Drain the pasta when ready, saving some of the water.
  7. Mix the pasta with the pesto. Add some of the water if necessary, to make the sauce a little softer.
  8. Drizzle with some olive oil, and freshly grated parmesan cheese.
  9. Decorate with more pine nuts if you wish. Serve immediately, and enjoy :)

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