Casarecce with Spicy Salami, Saffron and Ricotta in Napoletana Sauce

Casarecce with Spicy Salami, Saffron and Ricotta in Napoletana Sauce

Serves 4

340g Barilla Casarecce
1 jar Napoletana sauce
100g spicy salami, cut julienne
1g saffron
1 clove garlic, chopped
40ml white wine
20g butter, unsalted
20g fresh basil, sliced
100g ricotta
Extra Virgin Olive oil
Rock salt, for pasta water

Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Once boiling, add rock salt. We recommend 7 grams per litre of water.
Drop the Casarecce into the boiling salted water and cool as per instructions on the box.
Heat small amount of oil in a large fry pan, add salami and cook for 2 minutes or until golden. Add garlic and saffron.
Pour wine and allow the alcohol to evaporate. Add the Napoletana sauce and simmer for 2 minutes.
Drain the pasta 2 minutes before the recommended cooking time, reserving a small ladle of cooking water. Place pasta and cooking water in with the sauce to finish cooking.
Stir through basil and ricotta, mix until well combined then serve.

Barilla Serves Up Pasta Perfection At Australian Open

Tennis fans can fuel up with Italy's number one pasta brand, Barilla, when they return to the Australian Open in 2020 as the official pasta sponsor for the third year running.

For a taste of Barilla's five champion pasta dishes, created by Executive Chef Andrea Tranchero, members of the public can swing by its fully functional, on-site "Masters of Pasta" restaurant. New in 2020, the restaurant will offer a takeaway menu for tennis fans to dine picnic-style, with Penne Pomodoro and Fusilli Pesto to choose from.

WHEN: Throughout the Australian Open; 20 January – 2 February
TIME: 10am – 10pm
WHERE: Masters of Pasta restaurant – situated in the lush Vineyard section of Grand Slam Oval - accessible with either a grounds pass or arena ticket.
WHAT: Sit back and enjoy comfortable table service inside the Barilla seated restaurant, or relax outside on the leafy terrace, overlooking all the action on Grand Slam Oval.

Restaurant menu highlights include:
Penne Rigate with chicken ragu, mushroom and pecorino cheese
Casarecce with spicy salami, saffron and ricotta in Napolitana sauce
Spaghetti with prawns, lemons and Arrabbiata sauce
Linguine with green beans, potatoes and Pesto Genovese
Spaghetti Pomodoro

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