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Orecchiette with Cherry Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Basil Pesto

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Source: http://www.alexandracooks.com/2010/07/18/a-super-summery-pasta/


Serves
2

Ingredients


1/2 lb. orecchiette pasta


Kosher salt


2 T. olive oil


1/2 lb. cherry tomatoes, halved 


2 T. basil pesto


1/2 lb. ciliegene (small balls) mozzarella


Fresh basil


Shaving of Parmigiano Reggiano (optional)


Fresh cracked black pepper


Directions


1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add a pinch of kosher salt. Add pasta and cook till al dente, about 9 minutes. (Pasta will continue cooking as its tossed with the other ingredients so it’s best to undercook it a little bit.) Drain pasta. Do not rinse.


2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add the cherry tomatoes and cook for 30 seconds.


3. Add pasta and pesto. Cook 1 minute, stirring to coat pasta with the pesto. Add the mozzarella. Stir to incorporate. Add the fresh basil and remove from the heat.


4. Divide pasta among bowls and sprinkle each with some fresh shavings of Parmigiano. Crack the pepper overtop and serve.


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