Chitarra Italian Pasta Recipe
For quick and easy use during preparation, your gourmet extra virgin olive oil can be conveniently stored and poured from an olive oil cruet such as the one above.
- One half cup Masserie extra virgin olive oil
- One pound package of Italian Rustichella d’Abruzzo Chitarra noodles
- One clove of garlic
- Basil leaves
- Two tomatoes
- One small onion
- One rib of celery
- Italian parsley
- Salt to taste
Dice the garlic clove, the onion, celery, and tomatoes. Slice the basil and parsley. Fill a large pot with water and bring to a rolling boil before adding the pasta noodles and the salt. Let the pasta cook for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, the sauce can be made. Pour the olive oil in a saucepan over low heat and blend in the onions with the tomatoes, parsley, basil, celery, and garlic. Let simmer for 6 minutes then remove and cover until the pasta is finished. Then, drain the water from the pasta and mix the pasta sauce with the noodles. Can make five servings.