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Speck and rocket pasta: a recipe that combines goodness and taste

Pasta with rocket and speck

Speck and rocket pasta is one of those easy recipes to cook when you are in a hurry and looking for a delicious dish. Let’s see how to prepare it together!

Speck and rocket pasta is a particular first course suitable especially when you have little time to stay in the kitchen and still want to savor something able to satisfy the finest palates . The simplicity of the dish is represented by the lack of tomato sauce or cream, therefore, in addition to being very fresh it is also very light. In addition, the crunchiness and strong taste of speck will win you over. Let’s see how to prepare it together!

Pasta with rocket and speck
Pasta with rocket and speck

Preparation of the recipe for rocket and speck pasta

  1. The first step is to finely cut the speck into strips.
  2. In a pan heat the butter and brown the speck until it is golden brown without becoming crunchy.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in plenty of salted water.
  4. At this point, add the rocket to the speck and turn off the heat by adding 2 ladles of pasta cooking water.
  5. Add the pasta and stir it together with the sauce. Your pasta is ready!

Fanciful variations of rocket and speck pasta: with cream or with cherry tomatoes

Among the delicious first courses this recipe is one of the easiest and fastest ones that has two variations.

  1. For the variant with cream, you will have to add it instead of the cooking water . For two people, 50 ml of cooking cream is sufficient.
  2. As for the variant, speck and cherry tomatoes, they must be inserted after the speck is golden enough . About 125 g is enough for two people, cut in half.


This tasty first course can be kept for 1 day in the refrigerator in a tightly closed container.

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