Creamy Pear, Mascarpone and Pecorino Farfalle Recipe

Creamy Pear, Mascarpone and Pecorino Farfalle Recipe

How To Make Creamy Pear, Mascarpone and Pecorino Farfalle

Sweet and salty, this farfalle recipe is a truly classy dish with fresh pears, Pecorino Romano, and mascarpone. So easy you can do this in 30 minutes.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 12ozfarfalle pasta
  • 3tbspunsalted butter
  • 2largebartlett pears
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • ½cupmascarpone
  • ½cuppecorino romano cheese,freshly grated
  • 2tbspflat leaf parsley,finely chopped


  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the farfalle pasta until al dente

  2. Drain the farfalle thoroughly, reserving ¾ cup of the pasta cooking water.

  3. Meanwhile, in a large, deep skillet, melt the butter.

  4. Add the sliced pears and cook over moderately high heat for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened but not browned.

  5. Season the pears with salt and pepper.

  6. Add the farfalle, mascarpone, Pecorino and ½ cup of the pasta cooking water to the skillet and cook over moderately low heat for about 2 minutes, stirring, until the sauce is thick and creamy; add more pasta cooking water as needed.

  7. Season the pasta with salt and pepper and stir in the chopped parsley.

  8. Transfer the pasta to bowls and serve.


  • Calories: 627.33kcal
  • Fat: 24.35g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.04g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.32g
  • Carbohydrates: 82.92g
  • Fiber: 6.50g
  • Sugar: 14.33g
  • Protein: 18.70g
  • Cholesterol: 71.41mg
  • Sodium: 597.34mg
  • Calcium: 240.30mg
  • Potassium: 381.16mg
  • Iron: 1.75mg
  • Vitamin A: 202.34µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.52mg
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