Shells, Cannellini Beans and Pancetta

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Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne

By
@vavavoom

Italian Comfort food!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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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)

How to Make Shells, Cannellini Beans and Pancetta

Step-by-Step

  • 1In 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.
  • 2Let the pancetta color just a bit on all sides and add the white wine and hot pepper as desired. Let the alcohol completely evaporate.
  • 3Drain the beans and add them to the pan and let everything cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • 4Add the tomatoes and continue to cook for an additional 10 minutes on medium heat.
  • 5Separately cook the pasta and remove it when it al dente.
  • 6Add 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.
  • 7Serve with a few drops of extra-virgin olive oil.

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