Scuccuzzû Pill Pasta, Organic, Alta Valle, 1.1 lbs

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Scuccuzzû Pill Pasta by Alta Valle: A Mediterranean Culinary Heritage

Product Overview:
Scuccuzzû Pill Pasta, an organic offering from Alta Valle, carries a rich history dating back to the 1500s. This unique 1.1 lb pasta, resembling small pills, has its roots in Ligurian and Tunisian culinary traditions. Originally developed in Tunisia and later brought to Carloforte in Sardinia, Italy, Scuccuzzû offers a delightful blend of Mediterranean flavors and textures. It's an ideal choice for soups, absorbing flavors beautifully and providing a satisfying bite.

Culinary Uses:
Scuccuzzû is perfect for soup dishes, acting as a flavorful and texturally interesting alternative to traditional noodles or couscous.

Traditional Ligurian Soup with Scuccuzzû

Ingredients:

  • Scuccuzzû Pill Pasta
  • Fresh vegetables (carrots, celery, onions)
  • Chicken or vegetable broth
  • Olive oil
  • Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Fresh herbs (basil, parsley)
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions:

  1. Sauté chopped vegetables in olive oil.
  2. Add broth and bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in Scuccuzzû pasta.
  4. Simmer until pasta is tender.
  5. Season with herbs, salt, and pepper.
  6. Serve hot with grated Parmesan.