Pasta with fava beans and shrimps: Color, consistency and taste

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pasta mista Scatola 24 cf

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 320g of Mixed Pasta Leonessa
  • 250g of fresh fava beans
  • 2 onions
  • 20g of cheek lard or bacon
  • 20g of Parmesan crust
  • 16 Fresh shrimps
  • 1 liter of vegetable stock
  • milk foam
  • 1 carrot
  • celery
  • 10 tomatoes


Clean the shrimps and cut them in two, making sure to put the heads and shells aside. Place 4 shrimps, per portion, between two sheets of plastic wrap and with the help of a meat mallet beat them until they get thick. Place them in a mold with a shape of dome and remove the first film. In a large pot cook in oil the heads, the shells, carrot, celery and a chopped onion, then add the cherry tomatoes cut in half and add 1 lt of cold water. Let cook for about 2 hours at medium heat and then filter everything. In a saucepan, cook the bacon in the oil, add the onion finely chopped, peeled fava beans, crust of Parmesan and half the broth. Just begins to boil add the pasta and gradually add the remaining broth. Once the "al dente" pasta is ready, put it in the molds. Serve directly in the dishes, taking care to remove the second film and decorating with the prawns bisque and milk foam. Match It’ a balanced dish thanks to ingredients like fava beans, pasta and prawns. Rightly enriched with parmesan and bacon going to give flavor and persistence at the plate. It is interesting to combine this dish with a Lacrima Christi Bianco (white wine). It is a very renowned wine in the world. Its taste is unmistakable, full bodied, and smooth, it is made from a carefully selected mix of grapes cultivated on the slopes of the volcano. It has a slight scent that recalls brooms and ripe fruits. with a distinct minerality, distinctive of volcanic soils, with scrub and Mediterranean fruit with full-bodied taste, pleasant balance between alcohol content freshness and flavor.

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