Pasta con Baccala`

Pasta with Baccala`... perfect for Christmas Eve.


For 4 Person(s)

For the Pasta:

  • 1 pound dried baccala`
  • 4 scallions
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata or Gaeta olives
  • 4 cups peeled tomatoes
  • salt & hot pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil
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  1. Before you can cook dried baccala` you need to remove the saltiness. The process to remove the saltiness is to put it in fresh cold water for 12-24 hours, depending on its thickness. Change the water several times during the process.
  2. Put some oil in a pan and add the scallions cut in large pieces.
  3. Saute` the scallions until they are soft, then liquefy the peeled tomatoes in a blender and add to the pan.  Add some hot pepper as desired.
  4. Cook for 20-25 Mins. and add the baccala` and the olives.
  5. Cook for 10-15 Mins. or until the baccala` breaks at the touch of a fork.
  6. Serve over ditalini pasta or pasta of your choice.

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