Orecchiette is a traditional ear-shaped pasta. This raw sauce is perfect for hot summer nights.

G. Franco Romagnoli
Source: EatingWell Magazine, October 1997




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook orecchiette (or spaghetti) in boiling salted water until al dente, 10 to 12 minutes.

  • Rub the pasta-serving bowl with one half of a garlic clove.

  • Coarsely chop tomatoes and remaining garlic on a cutting board. Transfer to the serving bowl. Add salt, basil, oregano and pepper. Drizzle with oil. Toss well.

  • Drain pasta and add to tomatoes. Toss well. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.


Ingredient note:
Orecchiette is a traditional ear-shaped pasta.

Nutrition Facts

428 calories; protein 14.3g 29% DV; carbohydrates 71.8g 23% DV; exchange other carbs 5; dietary fiber 12.5g 50% DV; sugars 7.7g; fat 12.1g 19% DV; saturated fat 1.8g 9% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1701.8IU 34% DV; vitamin c 25.2mg 42% DV; folate 78.3mcg 20% DV; calcium 70.8mg 7% DV; iron 3.9mg 22% DV; magnesium 145.4mg 52% DV; potassium 618.8mg 17% DV; sodium 597.5mg 24% DV; thiamin 0.5mg 49% DV.