Gluten free maccheroncini alla Casanova

    Casanova (the famous Italian lover) believed in pleasing the senses and wrote in his autobiography: ‘I very much loved a good table and everything that excites the curiosity’. He had a particular passion for maccheroni ‘I love refined dishes, macaroni prepared by a skilful Neapolitan cook’, and even wrote a sonnet about it! This recipe was one of Casanova's favourites!

    vorrei

    Essex, England, UK
    1 person made this

    Ingredients
    Serves: 2 

    • 50g anchovy fillets
    • 1 to 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
    • chilli pepper (to taste) either fresh, in oil or powdered
    • 1 (400g) tin San Marzano tomatoes
    • 1 to 2 tablespoons olives, chopped
    • 180g gluten free maccheroncini
    • salt, to taste

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Rinse the anchovies and break them up with a fork. Fry them gently in a pan with the olive oil and the chopped chilli or chilli powder. Add the San Marzano tomatoes and the olives. Stir together well and cook on a low heat for 20 minutes.
    2. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cooke the pasta until it’s ‘al dente’. Drain and add the maccheroncini to the sauce and mix well. Serve immediately!

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