Fusilli with a Roasted Aubergine & Tomato Sauce from Sicily (Vegan) 🌱
£7.50 – £12.75
Pasta alla Norma is a traditional Sicilian dish named for the opera Norma, written by Sicilian-born composer Vincenzo Bellini. The Norma sauce is made from aubergines grown in the outskirts of Catania, a sun-drenched comune in the east of Sicily. In this recipe, they're slowly roasted until they take on great flavour.
Tomatoes, too, are important to the success of a Norma sauce - here, we use the plump and blushing San Marzano variety whose thick flesh and sweet taste evoke the best of Italy in summer.
This dish is also a fantastic example of how Italy's food philosophy so often lends itself to plant-based cuisine: the Norma sauce is made exclusively from a short & simple list of fresh ingredients from the earth, whilst the artisan fusilli we serve it with is a pasta bianca, or white pasta, denoting its colour and pointing to the fact that is made without egg. And although the classic Pasta alla Norma recipe typically prescribes ricotta salata to serve (a firm, salty cheese) we have substituted a plant-based alternative to make this dish accessible. For those who might normally eschew plant-based eating, we enjoin you to try this dish and see just how wonderful vegetables can be at their very best.
Note: Please consume or freeze our pasta and sauces within 2 days of delivery.
Allergens in BOLD & CAPITALISED:
Durum WHEAT Flour, Water, Rice Flour
Norma Sauce (160g):
Tomatoes (54%), Aubergine (23%), Water, Onion, Carrot, Red Wine (SULPHITES), Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Basil, Garlic, Sugar, Oregano, Black Pepper
Vegan Cheese (8g):
Water, Starch, Modified Starch, Coconut Oil (17%), Sea Salt, Rice Protein, Flavourings, Olive Extract, Colour: B-Carotene, Vitamin B12
Calories per serving: 476kcal
Following nutritional information is per 100g
Of which saturates 0.5g
Of which sugars 1.8g
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