Oozy cheesy pasta with crispy pangritata

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Oozy cheesy pasta with crispy pangritata

Oozy cheesy pasta with crispy pangritata

Serves 4
Cooks In30 minutes
DifficultySuper easy
Nutrition per serving
  • Calories 484 24%
  • Fat 24.3g 35%
  • Saturates 9.3g 47%
  • Sugars 2.9g 3%
  • Salt 2.40g 40%
  • Protein 17.1g 34%
  • Carbs 52.3g 20%
  • Fibre 2.4g -
Of an adult's reference intake
Recipe From

Jamie's Festive Feast

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Ingredients

  • 3 heaped tablespoons mascarpone cheese or crème fraîche
  • 100 g mixed leftover cheese
  • 250 g dried taglierini
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • Pangritata:
  • 2 slices of quality sourdough bread
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 5 shelled walnuts
  • 1 sprig of fresh rosemary, thyme or marjoram
  • olive oil
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Jamie's Festive Feast

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Method

  1. To make the pangritata, lightly toast the sourdough. Peel the garlic, then put in a food processor with the toasted bread and the walnuts. Pick in the leaves of the herbs and blitz until fine.
  2. Preheat a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat, add a drizzle of olive oil, then add the pangritata and fry for around 5 minutes, or until golden and crisp.
  3. Meanwhile, bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, then reduce the heat to low and place a large heatproof bowl on top. Add the mascarpone or crème fraîche to the bowl along with the leftover cheeses, crumbling or grating any harder varieties first, then stir until melted.
  4. Carefully remove the bowl from the heat and set aside, then turn the heat up to high. Once the water is boiling, add the pasta and cook according to packet instructions.
  5. Drain the pasta, reserving a cupful of cooking water, then add to the bowl of melted cheese and toss to coat, adding a splash of the reserved cooking water to loosen, if needed.
  6. Transfer to a serving platter, drizzle over a little extra virgin olive oil, sprinkle the crispy pangritata on top and serve right away.