Fresh Tagliatelle,Red Pepper Pesto and Rocket Recipe

Delicious freshly made Pasta dressed with rich roasted pepper pesto.

  • Preparation
    5mins
  • Cooking time
    30mins
  • Rest time
    5mins
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Ingredients
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  • For the sauce
  • Red pepper(s) : 3 whole
  • Olive oil : 500 ml
  • Grated parmesan : 100 g
  • Garlic clove(s) : 1 whole
  • Pine kernel(s) : 40 g
  • Fine salt : 3 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 3 Turn
  • Smoked paprika : 5 g
  • Sun blushed tomato(es) : 60 g
  • Part two of the recipe
  • Fresh tagliatelle : 600 g
  • Olive oil : 30 ml
  • Water : 3 L
  • Part three of the recipe
  • Fine salt : 30 g
  • Rocket : 2 bunch
  • Parmesan shavings : 30 g
Method
  • 1. FOR THE SAUCE

    Preheat the oven to 200'C. Peel and slice the garlic.

    Rub the red pepper with olive oil and then place on a baking tray and roast in the oven until the skin is completely black. Remove from the oven, place in a bowl and cover with cling film.
    Once cooked, peel the pepper and chop into chunks.

    Place the red pepper with the sun-blush tomatoes in a food processor or a pestle and mortar. Add the garlic, pine nuts, paprika, Parmesan and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and then mix to a coarse paste.
    Check the seasoning.

  • 2. PART TWO OF THE RECIPE

    Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil.

    Add the pasta to the pan and cook to al dente.

    The cooking time will vary depending on how long the pasta has been dried for.

    Once cooked, drain and then dress the pasta with a little oil, salt and pepper.

  • 3. TO SERVE

    Toss the drained pasta through the pesto, adjust the wetness of the dish with spoons of the cooking water is desired.

    Serve the pasta with te picked washed rocket leaves and shaved Parmesan.

Chef's tip

«Do not wash the red peppers after roasting, washing them causes them to lose flavour. »

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