Barilla Red Lentil Rotini

with Monkfish, Cauliflowers and Mint Scented Fava Beans

Made with

Barilla Red Lentil Rotini

  • Prep
  • Cook
  • Skill


Ingredients for 4 people
  • 1 box Barilla® Red Lentil Rotini
  • 8 oz. Monkfish, cut in pieces
  • 3/4 cup Cauliflowers
  • 1/4 cup Black Pitted Olives
  • 4 oz. Fava Beans
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Thyme
  • Fresh Mint


  • Deep the fava beans in boiling water for 1 inch, cool down in cold water and peel. In the same water blanche the cauliflowers sprouts
  • Drain and set aside
  • Heat a pan with the olive oil and a garlic clove
  • Sauté the monkfish, add the cauliflowers, the pitted olives and the fava beans
  • Cook the Rotini according to package directions
  • Drain and sauté in the pan with the ingredients, adding a little of the cooking water, olive oil and some mint leaves
  • Sauté, add herbs and pepper. Serve
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