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Casarecce with Brussels Sprouts, Ricotta and Mint

Casarecce with Brussels Sprouts, Ricotta and Mint

Health & Diet
Do you have an Italian grocery store in your neighborhood? One of my favorites is Eataly in New York and Chicago but I really love the small, comforting feel of a good, local Italian grocer. We have one here in Milwaukee called Gloriosos and I love going there on the weekend and just smelling the cheeses and staring at all of the fun pasta shapes. That’s really how this dish was started. I paid a visit over this past weekend to the store and I was drawn to the ‘casarecce’ pasta when I saw it. The noodle is shaped like an ‘S’ but offers up a tube-shape, which is perfect for trapping bits of ricotta. I brought the pasta home and found some fresh brusells sprouts and ricotta in my refrigerator and a star was born: Casarecce with Brussels Sprouts, Ricotta and Mint. When brussels sprouts c
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