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Barilla® Collezione Orecchiette with a Balsamic Lamb Ragout, Toasted Pine Nuts, Sage & Parmigiano Cheese


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Barilla® Collezione Orecchiette with a Balsamic Lamb Ragout, Toasted Pine Nuts, Sage & Parmigiano Cheese
PREPARATION TIME
35 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Main course




Ingredients for 6 people


1 box Barilla® Collezione Orecchiette
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 onion diced
6 sage leaves chopped
1 pound lamb ground
½ cup balsamic vinegar
1 18-oz can crushed tomatoes
1 cup water
salt and black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon butter
½ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese grated
½ cup pine nuts toasted



Preparation 15 minutes preparation + 20 minutes cooking
1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil

2. Meanwhile in a large skillet slowly cook onions and sage in olive oil until translucent, about 5 minutes

3. Turn the heat up to medium-high; add lamb, brown very well

4. Add the balsamic vinegar and reduce by ½, about 2 minutes

5. To the skillet add tomatoes and water, season with salt and pepper

6. Bring to a simmer; cook for about 15 minutes on medium heat

7. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and toss pasta with sauce then remove the skillet from the heat and fold in the butter and cheese

8. Top with pine nuts before serving