Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

Picchi pacchi is a phrase in Sicilian dialect that, loosely translated, means fast or quick.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Remove stem ends from tomatoes; cut tomatoes into 1/2 inch dice.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the diced tomatoes, basil, red chile pepper flakes, galric, and olive oil.
  3. Stir well and set aside, covered, in a shady place at room temperature for at least 1 hour.
  4. When ready to serve, cook the spaghetti in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente; drain.
  5. In a large shallow pasta serving dish toss the tomato mixture, including the accumulated juices, with the spaghetti.
  6. Sprinkle the provolone over the pasta; serve immediately.

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Momma Mia! I added a good pinch of Celtic sea salt to really juice the tomatoes and then served with grilled Italian sausages, sliced. Used Parmesan instead of Provolone. Served over angel hair pasta with a nice salad - heavenly!

Snicklefritzie October 19, 2012

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