Pasta e Ceci With a Twist

Pasta e Ceci With a Twist
pasta e ceci

Gerardo Luna

National Pasta Association takes a clever twist on this “pasta and chickpea” classic by incorporating hummus. Try a flavored a hummus to give your dish an extra kick of flavor.

This recipe is provided by the National Pasta Association.

4
Servings
173
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 Ounces pappardelle
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 2 Teaspoons finely chopped rosemary
  • 14 Ounces (half a jar) prepared favorite tomato sauce
  • 3 Ounces prepared hummus, perhaps flavored such as roasted red pepper
  • 1/4 Cup chopped parsley

Directions

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pappardelle according to package directions. Drain and reserve.

Heat a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the olive oil and sauté the garlic and rosemary until aromatic (about 30 seconds).

Add the tomato sauce and hummus. Stir and simmer for a few minutes for the flavors to meld. Taste and adjust seasoning.

Stir in the pappardelle and toss to coat. Divide between 4 bowls and sprinkle with parsley.

Pasta Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Pasta Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients.Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.

Pasta Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3.1%
Protein
5g
11%
Carbs
30g
10%
Vitamin A
69µg
8%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
12.2%
Vitamin C
50mg
83%
Vitamin E
2mg
12%
Vitamin K
67µg
84%
Calcium
36mg
4%
Fiber
3g
12%
Folate (food)
24µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
24µg
6%
Iron
2mg
10%
Magnesium
35mg
9%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
8%
Phosphorus
93mg
13%
Polyunsaturated
0.7g
N/A
Potassium
433mg
12%
Sodium
475mg
20%
Zinc
0.7mg
4.9%

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