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S. Cristina Cookbook: Spaghetti Carrettiera

Click here to view this Italian staple recipe on the Santa Cristina site.

Spaghetti Carrettiera recipe on the S. Cristina Cookbook homepage

Spaghetti Carrettiera recipe on the S. Cristina Cookbook homepage

This classic and extremely delectable pasta dish is a traditional preparation originating in eastern Sicily. It is a staple recipe that would be found in any true Italian household’s cookbook.

Simplicity at its finest, Spaghetti Carrettiera is a quick dish that can be easily made using just a few basic ingredients that are most likely in your kitchen. Although quick and easy to prepare, it never runs short of making one’s mouth water when paired and served with a fine glass of Santa Cristina Casasole Orvieto Classico to complement.

The spaghetti is served al dente, mixed with a divine tomato sauce. Chili pepper, combined with fresh garlic, adds a perfectly unique flare to this spectacular pasta dish. Parsley and pecorino cheese are added to top off the finished masterpiece.

Decked out in this lavish red sauce and presented on a lovely colorful platter, Spaghetti Carrettiera will surely please guests at any holiday gatherings that are planned this season.

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