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Casarecce [cah-sah-RECH-ee] pasta looks similar to a scroll with the long sides curled inward toward the center.

Barbara Lauterbach
Recipe by Southern Living March 2012

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions, adding green beans to boiling water during last 2 minutes of cooking time; drain. Rinse pasta mixture with cold running water; drain well.

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  • Place pasta mixture, thyme, and 3 tsp. lemon zest in a large bowl; toss gently to combine.

  • Whisk together pistachios, next 5 ingredients, and remaining 2 tsp. lemon zest in a small bowl. Add oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until blended. Drizzle over pasta mixture. Add arugula, and toss gently to coat. Serve with desired toppings.

  • *Penne pasta may be substituted.

Chef's Notes

We tested with Whole Foods Market Organic Casarecce pasta.

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