Pasta con pomodoro (pasta with tomato sauce) – Campania
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Categories: Kids, Vegetarian, Dairy Free*eliminate cheese, Quick and Easy, Gluten free*use gluten free pasta, Healthy
Children love this dish. Most restaurants in Italy will offer this dish off menu for children if asked.
Recipe type: Primo (First course)
Cuisine: Campania
Serves: 4 servings
  1. Bring to a boil 7 litres of water with 70 grams of salt added to cook the pasta in. Do not add oil to the water.
  2. Add the pasta to the water and cook for the time indicated on the packaging.
  3. Drain the pasta (do not rinse).
  4. Toss immediately with the tomato sauce to coat the pasta in the sauce.
  5. Divide the pasta between 4 serving bowls and dust each bowl with 5 grams of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.
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