Orecchiette with Peas & Gorgonzola
To prepare orecchiette with peas & gorgonzola, all you need is a handful of ingredients and for less than 30 minutes, you get to enjoy a delicious contrast of flavors in every bite of this easy pasta recipe!
- 200 grams orecchiette (about 2 & 1/2 cups)
- 1 tbsp butter, unsalted
- 3/4 cup peas, fresh or frozen
- 1/4 cup half & half
- 1/4 cup gorgonzola, crumbled or cut into small cubes
- 20 pcs fresh basil leaves
- salt & pepper, to season
Cook orecchiette as per package instructions.
Place a medium to large pan over medium-high heat. Add butter.
Once butter has melted, add green peas. If using frozen peas, mix and cook peas just to remove the ice.
Add half and half. Mix.
Add gorgonzola, basil and season with salt and pepper. Mix until peas are fully cooked.
Add orecchiette and mix thoroughly. Make sure that the pasta is properly coated with the cream.
Take off the heat.