Follow us


Pasta with agretti and cherry tomatoes

Pasta agretti and tomato

With just two ingredients you can bring a quick and easy first course to the table. It's pasta with agretti and cherry tomatoes.

Are you looking for a quick and easy first course ready with a handful of ingredients? Try the pasta with agretti and cherry tomatoes, a spring classic . Agretti, also known as friar's beard , are a vegetable with a particular flavour, little known and used.

If you want to experiment with a recipe with agretti and be on the safe side, then spaghetti with agretti and tomato is the one for you. Consider that they were created as a 100% vegetable recipe and are therefore suitable for everyone. Free the choice to add a sprinkling of parmesan at the end.

Pasta agretti and tomato
Pasta agretti and tomato

How to prepare the pasta recipe with agretti and cherry tomatoes

  1. First, cook the pasta in plenty of salted water for the time indicated on the package. We advise you to use spaghetti which pairs well with this particular vegetable.
  2. In the meantime, in a pan, heat the oil with the garlic and chilli and brown. Then add the cherry tomatoes cut in half and leave for 5 minutes .
  3. When there are 5 minutes left until the pasta is cooked , dip the well-cleaned agretti (to clean the agretti first remove the final part with the roots then rinse them several times under water).
  4. Drain everything well and sauté in the pan for a couple of minutes. Serve hot, finishing with a sprinkling of grated parmesan if desired.

To make this dish even tastier you can add 2 tablespoons of Taggiasca olives and 1 teaspoon of desalted capers to the sautéed garlic.

We also want to offer you another particular dish perfect for special occasions, the agretti and lemon risotto : it is truly delicious.


Spaghetti with agretti and tomato will keep for a couple of days in the refrigerator. Reheat them in a pan or in the microwave before consuming them.

Riproduzione riservata © - WT