Pecorino Romano PDO is a hard-cooked cheese, produced with whole sheep’s milk from pasture-grazing herds raised in the wild.
In this recipe, we can find Pecorino Romano PDO: a sheep cheese with a characteristic aroma and a slightly piquant flavor.
Shell the broad beans and blanche them in boiling water for 10 seconds. Peel off the outer skin. Sauté the chopped spring onion, add the peeled beans and enough water to cover. Add salt and pepper and a few sprigs of mint. Simmer for a few minutes then blend to form a smooth, greenish cream. Boil the spaghetti as directed, in lightly salted water and drain while still al dente, making sure to reserve some of the cooking water. In a pan, gently simmer and blend the Pecorino Romano PDO with a little of the cooking water and some pepper to obtain the creamy consistency this sauce requires. Place the creamed broad beans in a heated, deep serving bowl. Add the spaghetti and sprinkle with Pecorino Romano PDO and pepper.