Passatelli with bacon and Balsamic Vinegar

by | Feb 23, 2017 | Recipes, Savory recipes | 0 comments

Passatelli (plural) is a pasta formed of bread crumbs, eggs, grated Parmesan cheese, and in some regions lemon, and nutmeg; it is typically cooked in chicken broth. This version is “asciutto” (dried) not with broth. simply delicious!

Ingredients for 1 person:

  • 1  egg
  • 4 tablespoons of grated Parmigiano Reggiano 24 months
  • 3 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon flour 00
  • 30 g of butter
  • 30g diced bacon
  • Nutmeg
  • Balsamic Sea Salt to taste
  • Balsamic Vinegar of Modena Blue Label 

Passatelli alla Vecchia Dispensa o Passatelli "Single"

1. In a bowl, mix all the breadcrumbs with 3 tablespoons of grated Parmesan, an egg, a pinch of sea salt and grated nutmeg.

Passatelli alla Vecchia Dispensa o Passatelli "Single"

Grate nutmeg

2. Mix it good with hands.

Passatelli alla Vecchia Dispensa o Passatelli "Single"

3. Flour the board. Knead the mixture on the board until smooth and roll it into a ball.

Passatelli alla Vecchia Dispensa o Passatelli "Single"

4.  Crushe the pastry into small pieces with a potato masher (use the one with large holes). Help with a knife cutting them.

Passatelli alla Vecchia Dispensa o Passatelli "Single"

5. In a skillet, brown the diced bacon, reduce heat and add the butter.

Passatelli alla Vecchia Dispensa o Passatelli "Single"

6. Bring water to boil and salt it. Cook passatelli in boiling water for a few seconds (when they rise from the bottom they are ready).

Passatelli alla Vecchia Dispensa o Passatelli "Single"

7. Place them into the pan with the sauce and stir good all together.

Passatelli alla Vecchia Dispensa o Passatelli "Single"

8. Turn off the heat, add a tablespoon of Parmesan cheese and a few drops of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena Blue label.

Passatelli alla Vecchia Dispensa o Passatelli "Single"

Buon Appetito!

Here is also the video recipe on youtube (don’t forget to switch on the English subtitles!)

 

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