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Pasta col Pesto Trapanese (Pasta with Tomato and Almond Sauce)

Pasta col Pesto Trapanese (Pasta with Tomato and Almond Sauce)

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 400 grams pasta shapes
  • 6 ripe tomatoes, peeled and seeded and chopped
  • 40 grams almonds, shelled
  • 40 grams breadcrumbs
  • 1 clove garlic
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • small amount of olive oil
  • basil

Directions:

  • Peel the almonds after immersing them in boiling water for a few moments. Then roast them in the oven, and chop very finely.
  • Pound the tomatoes with the salt, pepper, basil, and garlic.
  • Add the almonds and olive oil once the tomato sauce is smooth.
  • Toast the breadcrumbs until golden brown.
  • Boil the pasta in a large pan of salted water, strain, and cover with the sauce.
  • Place on a serving dish, and sprinkle with the breadcrumbs.
  • Serve hot. Buon Appetito!