Shells, Cannellini Beans and Pancetta

Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne

By
@vavavoom

Italian Comfort food!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
shells pasta
2 can(s)
14 ounces cannellini beans
1/2 lb
pancetta
2 c
peeled tomatoes, crushed by hand
1/2 c
dry white wine
4 clove
garlic
1 Tbsp
fresh rosemary
hot pepper to taste
extra virgin olive oil
pecorino cheese (you can use parmesan)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pan, add some olive oil and saute the garlic. Once the garlic turns golden, add the rosemary and the pancetta cut into small cubes.
2
Let the pancetta color just a bit on all sides and add the white wine and hot pepper as desired. Let the alcohol completely evaporate.
3
Drain the beans and add them to the pan and let everything cook for 2-3 minutes.
4
Add the tomatoes and continue to cook for an additional 10 minutes on medium heat.
5
Separately cook the pasta and remove it when it al dente.
6
Add to the pan the pasta and continue cooking everything together for 2-3 minutes by tossing all the ingredients. Add some pecorino cheese and toss a little more.
7
Serve with a few drops of extra-virgin olive oil.