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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; carbohydrates 71.8g; dietary fiber 12.5g; sugars 7.7g; fat 12.1g; saturated fat 1.8g; vitamin a iu 1701.8IU; vitamin c 25.2mg; folate 78.3mcg; calcium 70.8mg; iron 3.9mg; magnesium 145.4mg; potassium 618.8mg; sodium 597.5mg; thiamin 0.5mg.