A Series of Unfortunate Events Pasta Puttanesca

A Series of Unfortunate Events Pasta Puttanesca

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A Series of Unfortunate Events Pasta Puttanesca

A savory blend of homemade noodles and fragrant tomato sauce. This Pasta Puttanesca is a fortune of flavor to all who enjoy it!

Makes 2 to 4 servings

Things you’ll need

Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and well smashed
  • 2/3 cup strained tomatoes (or tomato puree)
  • ¼ cup pitted black olives, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped anchovies (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon Italian parsley, finely chopped
  • 2-4 sprigs of fresh basil to garnish

Pasta

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup water

Equipment

  • Large pot
  • Large sauté pan
  • Tongs
  • Rubber spatula
  • Pasta maker and cutter
  • Food processor
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Bench flour
  • Cutting board & knife
  • Baking sheet lined with parchment
  • Clean towel for resting pasta

Let’s get started!

Sauce

  1. Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat and sauté the garlic.
  2. Add tomatoes and lower heat slightly.
  3. Add olives, capers, cherry tomatoes, anchovies (optional), and a pinch of salt. Reduce heat slightly and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.

Pasta

  1. Pulse flour and salt in a food processor until well combined.
  2. Make three small holes in the flour mixture and crack an egg into each well.
  3. Pulse the mixture until it starts to form pebbles, then drizzle in olive oil.
  4. Add water while pulsing until dough starts to come together.
  5. Remove dough from machine and knead a few times until smooth.
  6. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  7. Cut the dough into fours, and roll each quarter through the pasta maker starting with the largest roller. Roll it through each number 2 to 3 times before making the number smaller (PICTURE at 3:45).
  8. Roll the sheet through the pasta cutter attachment to create fettuccini.
  9. Toss the noodles in flour and let dry under a towel for about an hour.
  10. Bring a large pot of water to a boil with a pinch of salt and cook pasta for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from water immediately and serve with sauce.
  11. Top with chopped parsley and basil.
  12. TaDa! Here’s a savory dish that the Baudelaire children would be proud to serve up!

Rosanna Pansino and iJustine make Pasta Puttanesca from a Series of Unfortunate Events on Nerdy Nummies

A Series of Unfortunate Events Pasta Puttanesca

A Series of Unfortunate Events Pasta Puttanesca

A Series of Unfortunate Events Pasta Puttanesca