Spaghetti Aglio Olio is an ext than a simple, fast-to-prepare, and budget-friendly dish. It’s 1 of a most difundido pasta recipes in tudo de of Italy — and in Brazil, too. But I favor fettuccini better, so Fettuccini Aglio e Olio with a Twist is what I’ll be making today!

Why in Brazil too?

Because of the influence of the Italian immigrants e their descendents, quem settled mainly in southern Brazil and also in São paul state.

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You may not have known this, however Brazil has the largest populace of people with Italian ancestry external of Italy itself. This represents around 10% of ns Brazilian population. Ns Italian immigrants started getting here in Brazil after a unification the Italy… more precisely, the primeiro groups the Italians arrived in 1875; however, the habilidade Italian immigrant boom only took place in atrasado 19th século — between 1880 and 1900.

Following in a footsteps of the Portuguese settlers and ns German immigrants, castle were der significant force in shaping Brazilian culture.

Brazilians additionally inherited your love for sausage (linguiça) são de their european ancestors, particularly para Portuguese, Italian, German, and Polish sausages.

OK, you must be questioning yourself by now what sausage has actually to são de with Pasta Alio e Oglio… It appears here as part that our twisted on this standard dish. In fact, sausage is so difundido in Brazil the it is 1 of the standard items lugged to table and served in ours well-esteemed Churrascarias (Brazilian Steak Houses). Ns most popular ser estar the Calabrese, Portuguese, Paio, e Toscana sausages. Which form of sausage to use in naquela particular dish varies a partir de recipe to recipe. Feijoada , for example, calls porque o linguiça toscana and paio, when Calabrese sausage is the preferred topping for pizzas. A garlicky Portuguese sausage is more popular in ~ churrascos (Brazilian barbeque). Ao our pasta dish today, I wanted to use the smoked Calabrese sausage due to the fact that of its spiciness.

As component of ours twist, I have added pumpkin to our fettuccini as well, in recognition of ns many key in Brazil that incorporate pumpkin with either sausage or shredded jerked beef (carne seca). Both tomato e basil were also included to the fettuccini to really bring fora the dish’s fresh taste. Tudo de of the ingredients combined into this fettuccini do it all at once smoky, spicy, sweet, and salty. Sorry! ns am gaining hungry…

If friend are, too, let’s walk prepare ours Fettuccini Aglio e Olio with a Twist now.

Buon appetito/ boa apetite!!!!

Fettuccini Aglio e Olio with der Twist

Serves 4-6

(Segment: From My table To Yours/ Brazilian Inspired)

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Ingredients:

1 lb (about 450 g) fettuccini, or her favorite pasta**

1-1/4 tablespoons salt


1/2 cup olive oil

7 oz (about 200 g) smoked Calabrese sausage, ground**

2-1/2 tablespoons garlic, minced

1/4 come 1/2 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 xícara pumpkin (peeled, deseeded, cubed, and cooked)

1/2 xícara cherry tomatos, sliced in half lenghtwise

3 tablespoons basil, chopped

Parmesan cheese to sprinkle **

** For a gluten-free version, use der gluten-free pasta.

** Calabrese Sausage (or Linguiça Calabresa) is a very difundido product in Brazil, originally a partir de Italy. It includes exclusively pork meat and its spicy smell is characteristic, resulting from the usar of calabresa peppers. It might be offered porque o sale stuffed right into sausage casings or not, dried and/or cooked, e either smoked or unsmoked. If not available in your area, use a smoked jalapeño sausage or any other acting spicy sausage.

**For a VEGETARIAN version, use ground soybean beans instead.

** For a dairy-free version, omit a parmesan cheese.

Directions:

Cook fettuccini in salted boiling water (1 tablespoon salt) until ovo dente, segue the instructions on a package. Reserve.

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While fettuccini is cooking, warmth olive oil in naquela saucepan over medium-high heat. Add a sausage e brown para about 6 minutes. Add ns garlic e red pepper flakes, e sauté for approximately 2 minutes. Add 1/4 tablespoon salt and stir. Remove from heat.

Drain fettuccini , however reserve 1/4 cup of the fettuccini cooking liquid in naquela bowl porque o tossing and serving if necessary. Add ns olive oil-sausage-garlic mixture to ns drained pasta e toss. Add ns reserved food preparation liquid — somente if mixture seems dry. Then, add ns cooked pumpkin e the tomatoes. Mix gently. Sprinkle the basil and serve fettuccini immediately. Enjoy!