Bellisari's Calabrian & Sweet Tomato Orecchiette
1 pound Orecchiette
1 jar Bellisari's Calabrian & Sweet Tomato Fennel Spread
1/4 tsp. dried crushed red pepper
1 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
1 cup fresh mozzarella (bocconcini balls)
Cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to bite. Drain Orecchiette.
Add Bellisari's Calabrian & Sweet Tomato Fennel Spread and crushed red pepper to skillet; sauté until tomatoes soften, about 2 minutes. Add 1/2 cup basil and sauté for 2 minutes. Bring to simmer. Add pasta to sauce and toss to coat. Mix in cheese and remaining 1/2 cup basil; cook until cheese is coated, tossing often, about 2 minutes. Season pasta to taste with salt and pepper.