domenica 24 febbraio 2013

Pesto and prawn "farfalle"

Serve 6 people
  • 500 gr. farfalle or short pasta
  • 500 gr. prawns
  • 2 shallots
  • cognac
  • a bunch of basil
  • 50 gr. pine nuts
  • 50 gr. grated parmesan cheese
  • 50 gr. grated pecorino (sheep cheese)
  • 1/2 glass of virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper
In a blender mix basil, pine nuts, parmesan, pecorino, salt and pepper until you get a creamy mixture. In a pan slowly fry the thinly sliced shallots, add the prawns, cook them for a few minutes and spinkle them  with cognac; cook until it evaporates.( few minutes).  Drain the pasta you prevuiously cooked in salted water, add pesto and prawns and mix. Enjoy your farfalle.

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