Barilla® Collezione Spaghetti

with Leeks, Cherry Tomatoes, Asparagus and Cannellini Beans

Barilla Collezione Spaghetti Pasta

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Barilla Collezione Spaghetti

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Ingredients

Ingredients for 8 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Collezione Spaghetti
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 leek
  • 1 pint multicolor tomatoes
  • 8 oz asparagus
  • 1 cup canellini beans
  • ½ cup romano cheese, grated
  • 8 basil leaves
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of water to boil
  • Cook pasta according to package directions
  • Meanwhile in a skillet sauté leek with 2 tablespoons olive oil for three minutes
  • Add tomatoes and asparagus and blister over high heat for two minutes, season with salt and pepper, stir in beans and saffron and bring to simmer
  • Drain pasta, toss with veggies and ⅓ cup of reserved cooking liquid
  • Stir in torn basil, cheese and remaining olive oil
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