Buckwheat pasta, potatoes and Swiss chard (pizzoccheri)

Season 2 653 Last Update: Oct 22, 2019 Created: Oct 22, 2019
Buckwheat pasta, potatoes and Swiss chard (pizzoccheri)
  • Serves: 5 People
  • Prepare Time: 10min
  • Cooking Time: 40min
  • Calories: -
  • Difficulty: Easy
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A filling baked dish from northern Italy - ribbons of buckwheat pasta and potatoes with cheese and Swiss chard. This is proper comfort food, a prime example of l'arte di arrangiarsi – the art of making the best of what you have.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/Gas 7.
  2. Put the pizzoccheri, potatoes and Swiss chard in a large saucepan and cover with lightly salted boiling water. Cook together until soft, about 14 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small frying pan and fry the garlic until cooked but not brown.
  4. Drain the pasta, potatoes and chard and put in a large ovenproof dish. While still warm, mix in the cubes of cheese. Pour over the foaming butter and garlic and sprinkle over the Parmesan. Season to taste with salt and pepper, then mix together well.
  5. Bake in the hot oven for 20 minutes. Serve hot.

Buckwheat pasta, potatoes and Swiss chard (pizzoccheri)



  • Serves: 5 People
  • Prepare Time: 10min
  • Cooking Time: 40min
  • Calories: -
  • Difficulty: Easy

A filling baked dish from northern Italy - ribbons of buckwheat pasta and potatoes with cheese and Swiss chard. This is proper comfort food, a prime example of l'arte di arrangiarsi – the art of making the best of what you have.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/Gas 7.
  2. Put the pizzoccheri, potatoes and Swiss chard in a large saucepan and cover with lightly salted boiling water. Cook together until soft, about 14 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small frying pan and fry the garlic until cooked but not brown.
  4. Drain the pasta, potatoes and chard and put in a large ovenproof dish. While still warm, mix in the cubes of cheese. Pour over the foaming butter and garlic and sprinkle over the Parmesan. Season to taste with salt and pepper, then mix together well.
  5. Bake in the hot oven for 20 minutes. Serve hot.

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