ITALIAN RECIPES TRADITIONAL AND CREATIVE
Recipe: orecchiette with tomato and basil sauce
The orecchiette pomodoro e basilico are a very easy and traditional recipe of the Mediterranean cuisine, with a trick for making this simple recipe a masterpiece. This sauce is suitable for each kind of pasta.
|TRADITIONAL RECIPE OF APULIA
|10 minutes+30 for making orecchiette
|5 minutes+ 30 for the orecchiette
suggested wine: light red
ingredients for 2 persons
Notes to the recipe: the tomato and basil sauce is the easiest sauce for seasoning each kind of semolina pasta. The orecchiette are also a very easy recipe to make, as you can see in our basic recipe. So it will be very easy to make this authentic Italian recipe! The traditional recipe requires the salted ricotta (ricotta salata). It is a seasoned cheese, that is different from ricotta, a soft fresh cheese. Should you not find salted ricotta you can use parmesan cheese or other salted seasoned cheese. It is also a good cold dish for the summer.