La Festa di Antipasti Recipe

Discover authentic Italian food through a curated lineup of the tastiest Italian appetizers and pasta.

While this recipe is made specifically with the ingredients included in La Festa di Antipasti Box, please feel free to add your own signature twist to traditional Italian staples. Entertain your guests with canapés served with a classic bruschetta and garnished with aubergines followed by a unique Mediterranean paccheri pasta with a porcini mushroom cream.La Festa di Antipasto Recipe

Paccheri Pasta with Porcini Mushroom Cream

Paccheri pasta with porcini mushroom cream

While appetizers are delectable, the paccheri pasta with porcini mushroom cream will be the talk of the party. With two large pasta bags, this Italian dish is ideal for large gatherings.


Ingredients for paccheri pasta
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 6.3 oz of Porcini Mushrooms Cream
  • 2 teaspoons of Italian Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 pack of Paccheri Rigati Pasta
  • Grated Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese (to taste)
How to make paccheri pasta

 Step 1:

Bring 5 quarts of water to a rolling boil, add salt to taste. Cook paccheri pasta for 16 minutes stirring occasionally for al dente pasta. For more tender pasta, boil for an additional 2 minutes.

Porcini mushroom cream

Step 2:

On the same pot, add the porcini cream pasta and bring to a medium heat for about 2 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste and mix.

extra virgin olive oil and porcini mushroom cream

Step 3:

Lower to a low flame and mix the sauce with the grated parmesan cheese, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and cooked pasta.

Mix everything for the paccheri pasta

Step 4:

Use a  large spoon to toss until the pasta is fully coated.

Serve and garnish paccheri pasta

Step 5:

Serve warm and sprinkle your desired amount of cheese to garnish as a last touch.


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