Orecchiette Pasta With Wisconsin Cheese

Recipe by HEP MEP
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Heat up a good load of boiling water Place asparagus in a shallow dish or pan and cover with boiling water.
  • Cover it and let it sit 3-5 minutes.
  • Drain and cool.
  • Cut into 3 to 4 inch pieces.
  • Sauté shallots (or green onions)and garlic in olive oil until translucent in a large saucepan or deep skillet.
  • Add tomatoes and sauté until they are soft and give out their juices.
  • Add wine and chicken broth.
  • Boil over a high heat until reduced by about 1/4.
  • Add the asparagus pieces and boil for about 2 minutes or so.
  • Add basil and mix it up.
  • Add the freshly cooked pasta and stir to coat.
  • Add the cheeses and toss to melt.
  • Put in a lightly oiled baking dish and bake for 20 minutes.
  • *If you don't want to use wine, substitute with chicken broth.
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