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Pasta with Figs, Olives and Pine Nuts

Pasta with Figs, Olives and Pine Nuts

Pasta with Figs, Olives and Pine Nuts

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 14 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 4 servings

Use a food processor to make this pasta a cinch to prep. A food processor makes this pasta easy to make.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. capers, rinsed and drained
  • 1 c. stuffed manzanilla olives, drained
  • 4 whole dried figs
  • 1 jar (1.34 ounce) pine nuts, toasted
  • 1 tsp. Ground Mustard
  • ½ tsp. Ground Nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground sea salt grinder
  • ¼ tsp. pepper, black medium grind
  • 13 c. olive oil, extra virgin
  • 8 oz. angel hair pasta
  • 1 c. grated pecorino romano cheese

Directions

  1. Pulse capers, olives, figs, pine nuts,mustard, nutmeg, sea salt and black pepperin a small food chopper or processor to a chunky consistency.
  2. Add olive oil; pulse to combine.
  3. Olive mixture should be slightly chunky.
  4. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  5. Drain the water and return pasta to the pot.
  6. Thoroughly mix in olive mixture; toss with 2/3 cup Pecorino Romano cheese.
  7. Plate and garnish with remaining 1/3 cup cheese.