Barilla® Pronto® Spaghetti with Pink Peppercorns & Aromatic Herb Pesto

Pronto Half Cut Spaghetti package

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Barilla Pronto® Half-Cut Spaghetti

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Ingredients for 6 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Pronto® Half-Cut Spaghetti
  • 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon pink peppercorns, roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh marjoram leaves
  • 1 tablespoon cup fresh thyme leaves
  • ¼ cup Pecorino Romano cheese
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  • In a blender combine the herbs, garlic and four tablespoons olive oil and pulse until the herbs are finely chopped. Set aside.
  • In a skillet, sauté the chopped garlic with remaining olive oil for one minute, stir in three cups of water and Pronto pasta and cook according to package directions.
  • At the end of cooking process, turn off the heat and stir in the pesto and pink peppercorns. Then fold in cheese and serve.
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