Looking for orecchiette recipes? Try our ideas below and then check out more of our favourite quick pasta recipes, ready in under 30 minutes.
The name of this pasta shape translates to ‘little ears’ in Italian. Orecchiette is perfect for juicy, delicious sauces, which collect in the pasta’s concave shape.
Pasta and sauce all cooked in one pot? Sounds mad but it works! After trying this orecchiette primavera recipe you’ll be totally sold on the idea. Find more one-pot ideas over here.
Make this easy but impressive orecchiette recipe with juicy prawns and punchy chilli. It’s a flavour-packed pasta dish that’s great for when you have guests for dinner.
A sophisticated Italian-style dinner, this saffron-spiked pasta dish pairs orecchiette with buttery brown shrimps, red chilli and garlic.
The trick here is to steam the broccoli in seasoned olive oil and pasta water until mushy. It emulsifies into a wonderful sauce that the orecchiette holds in its bowl-like shape.
Check out our easy pasta salad recipe with orecchiette, crumbly feta and king prawns, topped with a simple caper and tomato dressing that pools in those ‘little ears’ of pasta. This quick salad dish is low in calories and ready in under 30 minutes.
This orecchiette dish ready in just 20 minutes and comes in under 500 calories. Ricotta salata is a salted, pressed dried cheese, which is used for grating in southern Italy. You can buy it from some cheese shops or ocado.com.
Check out this rich and flavoursome goat ragu with orecchiette. This pasta dish may take a little time but you’re sure to impress your friends and family at your next dinner party. The pasta shapes holds onto all those juices. Check out some more of our favourite ragu recipes.
Try this easy orecchiette recipe with sweet caramelised onions and salty anchovies.
Make this 15-minute orecchiette dish for an impressive entertaining idea when you have unexpected guests.
This low calorie orecchiette dish with salty anchovies and fresh seasonal cavolo nero makes a quick and easy mid-week evening meal for two.