Skip to content

No-Name Spaghetti

No-Name Spaghetti 1

This rather simple spaghetti dish draws on three fairly well known Italian pasta specialties: Puttanesca, Carbonara, and Amatriciana, using black olives, eggs, bacon and tomato. I have tried it a few times, making a few minor adjustments here and there, and this latest production was really nice. I haven’t thought of a name for it yet, though … perhaps some of my readers might make some suggestions… (Stefan?)

Ingredients

  • 2 portions of Spaghetti (Cook it as you make the sauce);
  • 3 thick rashers of Bacon, sliced crosswise in thin strips;
  • 2 cups fresh Tomatoes, diced;
  • ¼ cup sliced Black Olives;
  • 2 medium Eggs, beaten;
  • 1 Scallion, thinly sliced, green and white parts separate;
  • 1 tbsp. Garlic paste;
  • ½ tsp. Black Pepper;
  • 1 pinch dried Sage;
  • 1 pinch dried Chili Flakes.

No-Name Spaghetti 2

Put a suitable pan over a moderate flame and add a quarter cup of water. When this begins to boil, add the white parts of the scallion and the bacon. Allow the water to draw out some of the bacon fat as it steams and bubbles away and continue to cook until the bacon is just beginning to get a little crispy here and there.

No-Name Spaghetti 3

Add the garlic past followed by the tomatoes, chili, pepper and sage. Cook until the tomatoes are broken down and the sauce has just thickened to the point that the fat begins to separate out.

No-Name Spaghetti 4

Add the drained pasta, along with the olives, and stir in the sauce until all the strands are coated and a good part of the sauce is absorbed.

No-Name Spaghetti 5

Finally, move the pan off the heat and quickly stir in the eggs. Toss well so that the egg does not cook at the bottom of the pan but, rather, coats the spaghetti. Serve garnished with the green part of the scallion and some grated Parmesan Cheese.

That’s it …

 

….

2 Comments Post a comment
  1. I’m pretty sure there is no Italian name for this. So I suppose you could call it Spaghetti alla Giovanni (=John’s style spaghetti).

    January 29, 2016

Comments, thoughts or suggestions most welcome...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Meet & Eats

The food that I've had the pleasure of meeting and eating.

Uncle Grumpy's Playroom

Current events, humor, science, religion, satire

Food Travel Lover

走过的地方 尝过的美食 留下的回忆

The Odd Pantry

Essays on food

Reputable Sources

Organizing ferments since 2013

that Other Cooking Blog

. food . think . sous vide . blog .

REMCooks

My Virtual Cookbook to Share My Love and Joy of Food and Cooking One Recipe at a Time

lola rugula

my journey of cooking, gardening, preserving and more

Yummy Lummy

I cook, photograph and eat food with the occasional restaurant review!

Eye Of the Beholder

A pair of eternally curious eyes and a camera...Life is beautiful.

gluten free zen

Taking The Stress Out Of Gluten-Free Grain-Free & Dairy-Free Living

Clayton's Kitchen

Big flavors and fun cooking from a cubbyhole kitchen

Bunny Eats Design

Happy things, tasty food and good design

DENTIST CHEF

Dentist chef, just a dentistry student who practice the dentist's cooking recipes in a dentist's kitchen

Mad Dog TV Dinners

Guess what's coming to dinner?

Chefsopinion

Real Food & Real Opinions

Bento Days

Making bentos for kids

Garden to Wok

Fresh and tasty!

Bam's Kitchen

Healthy World Cuisine

Trang Quynh

everyone is special in their own way :)

Farm to Table Asian Secrets

Full-Flavored Recipes for Every Season

HolyPrettyApple

If people say that life is too short to drink bad wine, it means also that life is too short to eat crappy food!

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

The Unorthodox Epicure

Confessions of an Aspiring Food Snob

The 好吃 Challenge

1 girl, 273 days, 100 recipes

Rabbitcancook

a recipe sharing and bento blog

benleeirene

Just another WordPress.com site

The Food Nazi

Never try to eat more than you can lift

Expat Chef in Barcelona

From my kitchen to yours

Keeping Up With the Holsbys

a journey into my head and my pantry

Nurul's Culinary Adventures

I Love Food, the Universe and Everything!!

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

home-cooking recipes, restaurant reviews, International cuisine ,

Naked Vegan Cooking

Body-positive Vegan Goodness

Bites of Food History

Sharing my Experimental Archaeology of Food

Stefan's Gourmet Blog

Cooking, food, wine

FOODTRAIL

A Journey About Food, Recipes And Destinations

bcfoodieblogger

Fresh, exciting and adventurous food journey

One Man's Meat

Multi-award winning food blog, written in Dublin, Ireland.

%d bloggers like this: