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Pasta with Taleggio cheese

Category: Main course

Preparation time:
5 minutes
Cooking time:
15 minutes

What you'll need and how to make this dish


  • 200 g Taleggio cheese
  • crumbled
  • 200 g pasta of choice
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • crushed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 beefsteak tomatoes
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • sea salt


  • Slice the tomatoes in hald
  • drizzle with balsamic vinegar
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper and grill for about 10 minutes
  • Add the garlic and bay leaves to a pan of boiling water and cook the pasta for the time directed on the packet ( pasta cooking times for most types of pasta can be found here)
  • Drain the pasta
  • reserving ½ a cup of the cooking liquor
  • Add the pasta back to the pan with a splash of olive oil
  • the crumbled Taleggio and enough of the cooking water to loosen the cheese into a sauce. About 3 tablespoons should do
  • but if you add too much it's easy to reduce again.