Speck, pistachios and Piave Vecchio cheese “paccheri”

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A tasty pasta dish that makes for a more unusual choice with the combination of speck (smoked ham) and pistachio nuts.


  • 1 diced onion
  • 1 l cream
  • 300 g julienne-cut speck
  • 300 g grated Bronte pistachio nuts
  • 400 g paccheri
  • Piave Vecchio cheese shavings


4 servings – Medium difficulty

Soften the onion with a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil in a saucepan. Add the cubed speck and brown quickly. Add the cream and pistachio nuts, then simmer for at least 20 minutes until the sauce has thickened. Serve after having dressed the plate with shavings of Piave Vecchio cheese.