Rotelline Pasta

Rotelline Pasta

Rotelle are a type of pasta resembling wheels with spokes. A delightful pasta recipe with the goodness of asparagus, cherry tomatoes, peas and broccoli.

Ingredients :
=> 50 gm asparagus
=> 50 gms green peas, frozen
=> 1/2 cup vegetable stock
=> Salt to taste
=> 5 cloves of garlic, chopped
=> 50-60 gm broccoli, cut into florets
=> 1/2 medium onion, chopped
=> 150 gm rotelle pasta or any other short pasta
=> 1/2 tsp red chili flakes
=> 30 gm cherry tomatoes
=> 1 Tbsp lemon olive oil
=> 20 gm ricotta cheese
=> 10-15 gm sour cream
=> A few basil leaves
=> Small bunch Italian parsley
Rotelline Pasta
Method :

=> Trim the asparagus, discard the bottom woody ends, chop the mid stems and reserve the top asparagus spears for grilling.

=> In a blender, blend together asparagus stems, green peas and vegetable stock.

=> Cook the pasta in boiling salted water. Between 8-10 minutes

=> Heat the lemon olive oil in a pan, saute the chopped onions, garlic and broccoli. Add the green peas and asparagus puree to this. Season it with salt.

=> Add cherry tomatoes, ricotta cheese and sour cream to the sauce. Stir well.

=> While the pasta is coming together, season the asparagus spears with salt and lemon olive oil and set on the grill for a few minutes.

=> Add the pasta to the sauce and mix well.

=> Garnish with Italian parsley and grilled asparagus spears.

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