Super Spiral Pasta
 
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil; plus more for drizzling
  • Your romanesco, cut into small florets and tossed with oil
  • Big handful of peas, trimmed and cut in half and tossed with oil
  • One zucchini, chopped and tossed with oil
  • 3 scallions, chopped and tossed with oil
  • Your garlic, minced
  • Salt & Pepper
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, plus more for serving
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 12 ounces Rotini (spiral) pasta
  • 2 ounces aged Asiago cheese or Pecorino, finely grated
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Season romanesco with salt and roast for 15 minutes.
  3. Then toss and add the zucchini, peas and scallions, continue roasting for 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, heat 3 Tbsp. oil in a large heavy pot over medium-high. Add garlic, ½ tsp. red pepper flakes, stirring often, until garlic is fragrant. Add wine and cook until liquid is almost completely evaporated, about 2 minutes.
  5. Cook the pasta until very al dente (a couple minutes from being done).
  6. Add 1 ½ cups of the pastas’ water to the garlic.
  7. Drain the pasta and transfer to a pot with garlic & the water. Reduce heat to medium and cook, tossing often, until pasta is al dente and liquid is slightly thickened, about 3 minutes.
  8. Gradually add cheese, tossing until a sauce starts to form. Remove from heat; add butter and toss to combine.
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste. Toss in the veggies and top with more cheese.
Recipe by Driftless Organics at https://www.driftlessorganics.com/super-spiral-pasta/