Fusilli with cod sauce and black olives. I don't know why but with the first cold I always want to salt cod, Why is a fish for all purposes but can be used to prepare sauces and rich dishes, rich in flavor, Since it's less delicate fish taste fresh and as both as meat. Among other things, often the cod is used as main course, but it is also ideal to prepare tasty pasta dishes fast, Thanks to its quick cooking. These fusilli for example (one of my favorite pasta shapes), they prepare really a snap, in time to cook the pasta: all you need is a piece of cod (I use the queue that is thin and with fillets Cook a second as the Cod baked in foil or that the tomato, olives and capers) and cut it into cubes, Add onion, olives and tomato and you have a delicious pasta, with a strong taste that everyone will enjoy. You can also make you more or less spicy, as Favorites. If you want to try a blank codfish sauce, more delicate, try the spaghetti with olives, capers and Sun-dried tomatoes, Alla siciliana. In short, with the cod can definitely pick! Have a good day!
Ingredients for 4 people:
- 320 grams of fusilli or other short pasta
- 400 grams of cod already soaked
- a red onion
- 50 grams of tomato paste
- 200 grams of pulp or tomato chunks
- salt and pepper, to taste
- extra virgin olive oil, to taste
- White and black olives, to taste
- 60 milliliters of dry white wine
- a small piece of chili pepper (Optional)
Clean the cod removing the skin (use a thin bladed knife) and any bones. Cut into cubetti.Tagliare white and black olive slices by eliminating the core. Thinly slice the onion and put it in a pan along with the chili with extra virgin olive oil. Sauté until golden brown, adding a little warm water so it does not burn. Then add the tomato paste, mix well, Add the chopped tomatoes and salt.
Deglaze with white wine, evaporate the alcohol and cook for 5-10 minutes. Add black olives and the cod and continue cooking for another 5 minutes. Season with salt and remove from heat. Sauté for a few minutes.
Boil the pasta in salted water, then drain it al dente, preserving a little’ of the cooking water. Skip the pasta with the sauce of cod, adding a little’ cooking water to the sauce whisk it well. Serve immediately, and Bon Appetit!
THE PAIRING: Laus Vitae It is a wine from Abruzzo, produced by the cooperative Citra wines, of Ortona. This red wine, full and round, is aged in steel, then in large and, Finally, in small barrels. The olfactory sensations are different: very ripe fruit, vanilla, cocoa, leather. All sensations that are balanced with the flavor of this recipe, especially if you use the chili.