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Pasta di San Giuseppe

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Pasta di San Giuseppe
St. Joseph’s Pasta
by James Belardo

Pasta di San Giuseppe is a basic pasta dish traditionally served for San Giuseppe Day (St. Joesph’s Day) but can also be included on your Christmas Eve menu.

Ingredients
6+ anchovies in olive oil, drained and cut up coarsely
1/2 onion, diced
2-3 cloves garlic, diced
olive oil
Peperoncino Fiocchi (hot pepper flakes) – optional
Black Pepper (and a pinch of salt) – to taste

Top
Italian-style seasoned breadcrumbs (try our recipe)

Pasta (suggested)
Mafaldine
Linguine
Spaghetti

Directions
1. While cooking the pasta,  preheat 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil in a pan and sauté the onions, garlic and optional (but recommended) hot peppers or Peperoncino Fiocchi (hot pepper flakes).
#pasta #SanGiuseppe #homemade #CucinaDelloZio - onions garlic & hot peppers

2. When the onions start to show some transparency, toss in the sliced anchovies and let cook for a few minutes.
#pasta #SanGiuseppe #homemade #CucinaDelloZio - add the anchovies

3. Before you drain the pasta, save a few cups of the water. Add 1+ ladles of the pasta water to the pan with the anchovies.
#pasta #SanGiuseppe #homemade #CucinaDelloZio - 2 ladles pasta water

4. Add some black pepper as the ‘sauce’ comes to a simmer.
#pasta #SanGiuseppe #homemade #CucinaDelloZio - some pepper and a pinch of salt

5. Add the cooked pasta (al dente!) to the pan with the cooked anchovies. Add more pasta water if needed.
#pasta #SanGiuseppe #homemade #CucinaDelloZio - add pasta

6, Mix well and top with breadcrumbs and a flat-leaf parsley.
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Enjoy

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Written by Zio James

December 12, 2016 at 3:59 PM

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