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A beautifully plated serving of Calabrian Salami Pasta, showcasing the finished dish's enticing presentation.

Calabrian Salami Pasta

Granfusilli alla Crema di Salame Calabria

If you're looking for a pasta dish that's bursting with bold and vibrant flavors, look no further than Calabrian Salami Pasta. This hearty recipe combines the warmth of potatoes, the savoriness of sausage, the aromatic touch of rosemary, the richness of white wine, and the sweetness of shallots to create a culinary masterpiece that will tantalize your taste buds. Get ready to embark on a delicious Italian journey right in your own kitchen.

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To create this Calabrian Salami Pasta, gather the following key ingredients:

  • 12 ounces of Granfusilli pasta

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 Calabrian salami links, thinly sliced

  • 2 Italian sausage links, removed from casing

  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 2 shallots, finely chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/2 cup dry white wine

  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped

  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

  • Grated Parmesan cheese, for garnish

  • Fresh parsley, for garnish

Calabrian Salami Pasta Ingredients:

Boil the Pasta: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the Granfusilli pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain the pasta and set it aside.

Blend the Sauce: In a blender or food processor, combine the browned Calabrian salami, browned Italian sausage, diced potatoes, chopped shallots, minced garlic, white wine, and fresh rosemary. Blend until you achieve a smooth and flavorful sauce.

Sauté the Sauce: In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Pour the blended sauce into the skillet and cook for a few minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.

Combine and Season: Return the cooked pasta to the skillet with the sauce. Toss everything together until well combined. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

Serve and Garnish: Plate the Calabrian Salami Pasta, and garnish with grated Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley. Serve hot and savor the flavors of Calabria!

Calabrian Salami Pasta sauce being prepared in a skillet, with a pour of white wine creating a flavorful base
Close-up view of diced potatoes simmering in the rich and aromatic Calabrian Salami Pasta sauce.
Granfusilli pasta cooking in the luscious Calabrian Salami Pasta sauce, topped with grated cheese for a delectable finish.
A beautifully plated serving of Calabrian Salami Pasta, showcasing the finished dish's enticing presentation.

Calabrian Salami Pasta - A Taste of Italy in Every Bite

Each forkful of this Calabrian Salami Pasta transports you to the picturesque region of Calabria in southern Italy. The star of the show, the Calabrian salami, infuses the sauce with its distinctive spicy and smoky notes, providing a unique twist on a classic Italian pasta recipe.

The addition of potatoes brings a comforting and hearty element to the dish, while the Italian sausage lends a savory depth that complements the salami perfectly. The shallots and garlic add a touch of sweetness and complexity, and the white wine deglaze brings a wonderful balance to the overall flavor profile.

Fresh rosemary provides an earthy aroma and herbal undertones that elevate the dish to gourmet status. The Granfusilli pasta, with its twisted and spiral shape, holds the sauce beautifully, ensuring that every bite is coated in deliciousness.

To top it all off, a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese adds a salty, nutty finish, and a touch of fresh parsley brightens up the plate with its vibrant green color.

Whether you're preparing this Calabrian Salami Pasta for a special occasion or a cozy weeknight dinner, it's sure to impress. The combination of flavors and textures in this dish makes it a standout in Italian cuisine.

Gather your ingredients, embrace your inner Italian chef, and embark on a journey to Calabria without leaving your kitchen. Buon appetito!

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