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Barilla® Mostacciolli with Fennel & Breadcrumbs


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Barilla® Mostacciolli with Fennel & Breadcrumbs
PREPARATION TIME
40 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Main course

NUTRITIONAL FACTS
CALORIES: 460
CARBOHYDRATE: 57.0g
PROTEIN: 13.0g
FAT: 22.0g

TYPE OF RECIPE
Vegetarian


Ingredients for 8 people


1 BOX Barilla® Mostacciolli
2 TABLESPOONS Kosher Salt
2 CLOVES Garlic Chopped
2 Fennel Bulbs Top Removed And Saved Cut Into ¼-Inch Strips
3/4 CUP Breadcrumbs Toasted
1 TABLESPOON Red Chili Pepper Flakes
1/4 CUP Fresh Mint Lightly Packed
10 TABLESPOONS Extra Virgin Olive Oil divided
1/2 CUP Romano Cheese Freshly Grated



Preparation 15 minutes preparation + 25 minutes cooking
1. BRING a large pot of water to boil

2. HEAT 6 tablespoons olive oil in a 12- to 14-inch sauté pan until smoking

3. ADD garlic and fennel; cook, stirring frequently, until light golden brown and quite soft, about 10 minutes

4. ADD red pepper flakes and continue cooking 4 to 5 minutes

5. COOK Mostaccioli according to package directions and drain well

6. POUR hot Mostaccioli into the pan; add mint (optional) and ½ cup breadcrumbs

7. Toss to mix well

8. TRANSFER to a warm serving dish, sprinkle with the remaining breadcrumbs and fennel tops

9. DRIZZLE with remaining olive oil and serve with grated cheese on the side