An insect recipe : The grasshoppers One-Pan pasta

The One Pan Pasta, also called pastasotto, is a dish where the pasta are cooked at the same time as the vegetables. Easy as a pie! This time the secret ingredient are our crispy grasshoppers cooked in olive oil and the vegetables.

An insect recipe : The grasshoppers One Pan Pasta with cooked vegetables

Our recipe of one-pan pasta grasshoppers:

Preparation: 10 min
Cooking : 10 min

Ingredients for pasta with grasshoppers for 4 persons

    • 360 g of Penne
    • 1 Box of grasshoppers for cooking
    • 2 cl of olive oil
    • 300 g of cherry tomatoes
    • 8 Tomatoes confit
    • 8 marinated artichokes
    • 2 clovers of garlic
    • 1 onion
    • 10 g of butter
    • ½ bunch of basil
    • 1 litre of water
    • 2 pinches of salt
    • 2 pinches of pepper

Let’s get ready to cook some insects

      1. Take off the grasshoppers’ wings.
      2. Cut the tomatoes in 4 quarters.
      3. Peel off the garlic cloves and chop it finely.
      4. Cisel finely the onion.
      5. Take off the leaves and chisel the basil.
      6. In a big pot, cook the grasshoppers with some olive oil. Set them aside in a bowl.
      7. In the same pot, add the butter the garlic cloves, the chopped onions with a pinch of salt until they’re tender.
      8. Add the pasta, the tomates and the artichokes.
      9. Pour the water and put to boiling, then reduce heat and stir the pasta to let them absorb all the flavours.
      10. Cook the pasta for approximately 5 minutes “Al dente !”.
      11. Finally add the grasshoppers and some basil.
      12. Serve and enjoy.


Serve as soon it’s ready to keep the creaminess.

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