Cookbook:Pasta alla gricia

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Pasta alla gricia is an Italian pasta dish, typical of Rome.

IngredientsEdit

  • Pecorino romano
  • Black pepper
  • Guanciale
  • Pasta (rigatoni or spaghetti)
  • Salt

ProcedureEdit

The preparation of pasta alla gricia is very simple and quick. There are several versions of the recipe but they are all very similar.

  1. Heat water in a pan until it starts boiling
  2. Add 3 tablespoons of salt for 4 people
  3. Cook pasta al dente (400g)
  4. Cook guanciale chopped into small cubes or strips in a frying pan until fat melts almost completely (200g-300g)
  5. Fry cooked pasta for 2 minutes in the pan where guanciale has been previously cooked
  6. Add grated pecorino romano and black pepper to the frying pan and stir to blend the ingredients