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Barilla® Veggie Rotini with Cherry Tomatoes, Caramelized Red Onions & Pancetta


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Barilla® Veggie Rotini with Cherry Tomatoes, Caramelized Red Onions & Pancetta
PREPARATION TIME
30 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Main course


TYPE OF RECIPE
Pork


Ingredients for 6 people


1 box Barilla® Veggie Rotini
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 small red onion cut julienne
1 pint red cherry tomatoes halved
1 pint yellow cherry tomatoes halved
3 ounces Pancetta* (May Substitute Bacon) diced
Salt and black pepper to taste
½ cup Pecorino Romano cheese shredded



Preparation 20 minutes preparation + 10 minutes cooking
1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil

2. In a large skillet cook pancetta until it’s rendered and crispy

3. Remove from skillet and drain on a paper towel

4. Add olive oil to the same skillet and caramelize the onions, about 5-6 minutes over medium heat

5. Add tomatoes and sauté for 2 minutes

6. Season with salt and pepper

7. Cook pasta 1 minute less than the package directions

8. Drain pasta reserving 1 cup cooking water

9. Add cooking water to sauce and bring to a simmer

10. Add pasta to sauce and toss

11. Remove from heat and toss with half the pancetta and half the cheese

12. Top with the remaining pancetta and cheese then serve

13. *Prosciutto, bacon, salted pork or smoked sausage can be substitutes for pancetta