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Paccheri alla Napoli

Paccheri alla Napoli - (Spicey Sausage pasta with Ricotta Cheese)

What's Paccheri!????


Ingredients for Paccheri alla Napoli for two portions:

24 Paccheri (the pasta shape) for two portions
1/2 onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, sliced
3 roma tomatoes, chopped
1 cup of Napoli sausage, sliced (or Spanish chorizo or any other spicy sausage can be used)
1/3 cup of balsamic vinegar
3 Tbsp of ricotta
1 Tbsp of capers
Olive oil
Salt & Pepper


 Recipe for Paccheri alla Napoli:
Heat olive oil over medium-high heat, add the onion and garlic to the hot oil and sauté about a minute.  Add the sliced sausage and continue to stir occasionally for a few minutes.  The onions will be translucent and turning light brown.  Turn the heat on hight and add the tomatoes; cook the tomatoes for about one minute and add the balsamic vinegar.  Add the capers and the fresh tarragon (or basil, or oregano, or parsley).  Spoon in three dollops of ricotta cheese and mix by folding the pasta in the pan.  Plate with a swirl of balsamic or reduced balsamic cream.  Enjoy!