It is sometimes said that the proof of fine talent is not in the mastery of complexity, but in doing the simple things brilliantly. If that is so, this dish pays homage to the traditional, Roman arrabbiata in the most meaningful way.
The name of this dish - arrabbiata - refers to the “angry” heat of the chilli-laced tomato sauce. The inclusion of beautiful, fiery Italian chilli flakes in the arrabbiata sauce distinguishes it from the other classic tomato sauces in the Italian repertoire.
Indeed, verandas of homes across the Italian south are adorned with beautiful hanging chillies so that, when the need for heat presents itself, an arrabbiata sauce can be conjured up at short notice. And whilst the chilli flakes are important, so too is the generous quotient of garlic, adding an aromatic and gutsy vibrance to this traditional sauce from Lazio, which we serve with beautiful, hand-crafted orecchiette, a pasta type native to Puglia.
Note: Please consume or freeze our pasta and sauces within 2 days of delivery.
- Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Salt the water (around ½tbsp per litre).
- Cook the pasta in the boiling water for 3 minutes. Stir regularly to prevent sticking.
- Whilst the pasta cooks, put the sauce in a pan. Take care to ensure you squeeze all the sauce from the pouch. Gently heat until steaming and then turn off the heat.
- Once cooked, transfer the pasta to the sauce. Toss gently to coat.
- Sprinkle over the parsley pangrattato. Serve immediately. Buon appetito!
Allergens in BOLD & CAPITALISED:
Durum WHEAT Semola, Water, Rice Flour
Tomato, Onion, Water, Carrot, Fresh Chillies, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Salt, Fresh Basil, Garlic, Sugar, Black Pepper, Dried Chillies
Breadcrumbs (WHEAT Flour, Water, Yeast, Salt), Olive Oil, Parsley, Salt, Black Pepper
In addition to the recipe-specific allergen information provided, Pasta Evangelists handles all 14 allergens prescribed in legislation. Whilst we have implemented and maintain safety practices and take all reasonable precautions to prevent cross-contamination, we cannot guarantee that our products will not contain traces of these allergens.
Calories per serving: 539kcal
Following nutritional information is per 100g:
- Energy 704kJ
- Calories 168kcal
- Fat 1.3g
- Of which saturates 0.2g
- Carbohydrates 32.4g
- Of which sugars 3.0g
- Protein 6.2g
- Salt 0.18g
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