Malloreddus with sausage – Malloreddus con salsiccia

Malloreddus with sausage – Malloreddus con salsiccia

Difficulty: Average Time: 1 hour 30 minutes


½ Kg of malloreddus;
300 gr of sausage;
1 kg of bald tomatoes;
50 gr of the preserve;
150 gr of grated pecorino;
olive oil;

How to make Malloreddus with sausage

Brown in the oil the sausage cut to dice and allow it to gild.
In the same saucepan, you fry the garlic slightly, with the preserve and the bald tomatoes, the saffron, the leaf of laurel, the basil, a pinch of salt, and a slow cook fire.
When the juice has grown thick, add the sausage, mixing well.
Cook the pasta, drain it, season it with the fluid, flavor the grated pecorino, and immediately serve.

A recipe from an American food lover living in Copenhagen

Photo and recipe by Joshua Gross

Malloreddus (gnochetti Sardi) with sausage and saffron ragù
Three pork sausages, good-quality, removed from their skins
1 lb Malloreddus (gnochetti Sardi)
1/2 tsp saffron threads
1/2 onion, chopped
Two garlic cloves, sliced
100ml of white wine
400g of tinned Datterini tomatoes
One bay leaf
olive oil
black pepper


Pecorino Romano,
fresh basil leaves

Malloreddus with sausage – Malloreddus con salsiccia is a Regional Recipe from Sardinia

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