Have you ever watched a chef show and thought I can make that better? or I can make that using different things? or I can make that with what is in the pantry? That is where this recipe came from. I used more things from a can, so this would be a great winter recipe.
Orecchiette alla rustica
1 lb orcheiette pasta
2 tbsp olive oil
3 large cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 can cannellini beans (not drained)
Some pitted Kalamata olives
½ cup each fresh parsley and diced bottled roast red pepper
- Cook pasta
- Heat oil, add garlic. Saute until golden, add beans with their liquid, olives and seasonings (save some parsley)
- Transfer ½ cup cooking water to skillet. Then then add pasta.
- Toss to mix. Add remainder of parsley to garnish