Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Paccheri with tomato, parsley and garlic





Paccheri are hollow pasta tubes that look like rigatoni or tortiglioni, but with a difference: the paccheri tubes flatten once they are cooked. Usually the have very rich sauces, but I am one for
'less is more' these days, and so here I just warmed up a ready made Italian tomato passata (a good one).




Once the passata was hot I added some salt, extra virgin olive oil and finely chopped Italian parsley with garlic. These days I am chopping a lot of parsley and garlic together, it improves many dishes! Also, I like the idea of having a cooked sauce but with raw herbs and garlic in it: the taste changes completely. Simple but really effective!!!



Photos and Recipes by Alessandra Zecchini ©



5 comments:

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  3. Mmmmm looks delicious

    Blessings, Debra
    Raw Vegan Diet

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  4. Yummmm, this looks and sounds delicious! I wish I could find some of that pasta around here. This sounds like my kind of dish! My mouth is watering just thinking about it! :o)

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  5. Poor Jack! :-) That sauce does look good! I love a good red sauce. We had pasta tonight, and it was so simple - some of the best kinds.

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