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Paccheri Pasta with Pistachios, Pancetta and Piave Cheese

Paccheri pasta meet creamy Piave cheese and crunchy Italian pancetta in this great original recipe!

  • ( Scored 5 on 1 reviews )

Nicole:

Yet again another great dry pasta recipe! I love making pasta from scratch, but I rarely have time and get bored of the usual meat-sauce pasta dish. H...

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Crispy bacon, the inimitable flavor of pistachios and a creamy Piave cheese sauce, this recipe is original and absolutely delicious.

Using Piave DOP Fresco is always a pleasure, and this Paccheri recipe also highlights the versatility and adaptability of this cheese.

Be sure to check out the Piave DOP Consortium page to see how Piave DOP cheese is making its way around the world and connecting with all cheese lovers!

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Ingredients

for 4 servings

Paccheri with Pistachios, Pancetta and Cheese Ingredients

  • Onion 1
  • Heavy cream 0.5 liter
  • Italian Bacon (Pancetta) 300 grams
  • Pistachios 300 grams
  • Paccheri Pasta 400 grams
  • Piave Dop Vecchio Cheese as needed

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Preparation

for 4 servings

Step

1

Of 4

Prepare the Sauce

Slice the pancetta in small pieces. Crumble the pistachios coarsly with a knife.

Wilt the onion in a saucepan with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

When the oil is hot, add the diced pancetta and brown it quickly, for a few seconds.

Add the cream, the pistachios and a couple of shaves of Piave DOP Vecchio cheese.

Cook on low heat until the sauce has thickened slightly.

Step

2

Of 4

Cook the Paccheri Pasta

Put the paccheri pasta in a big pot of salted boiling water.

Check the cooking time on the package, and boil it for 1 minute less than indicated.

 

Step

3

Of 4

Assemble the Pasta

Drain the pasta, keeping half a glass of the cooking water.

Put the pasta in the skillet with the sauce and cook together for a couple of minutes on low heat.

If the sauce is too thick, add some of the cooking water and turn off the heat.

Step

4

Of 4

Complete the Dish and Serve

Serve the pasta on individual plates, shaving some Piave Vecchio DOP cheese before serving.

Serve immediately

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Reviews

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Nicole Tuesday 23rd of March 2021

Paccheri!

Yet again another great dry pasta recipe! I love making pasta from scratch, but I rarely have time and get bored of the usual meat-sauce pasta dish. Here is a great alternative!

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