Barilla® Collezione Bucatini

with Truffle & Herb Pesto



Ingredients for 6 people:

  • 1 box Barilla® Collezione Bucatini
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons white truffle oil
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 ounce canned black truffle, chopped
  • ½ cup parsley
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • ½ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, grated
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cups baby arugula
  • Salt and Black Pepper, to taste


  1. 1
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. 2
    Meanwhile, in a blender combine garlic, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, truffle oil, black truffle, parsley, thyme and ½ the cheese. Pulse until the mixture resembles a pesto. Season with salt and pepper; then set aside.
  3. 3
    Heat a large skillet. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and blister the tomatoes.
  4. 4
    Reserve a ½ cup of the pasta cooking water, then drain the pasta. Add drained pasta to the tomatoes, in the skillet. Add cooking water and bring to a simmer.
  5. 5
    Remove the skillet from the heat and fold in the pesto mixture.
  6. 6
    Garnish with arugula and remaining cheese.

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