Conchigle Rigate Piccanti
Shell Pasta With Spicy Pork And Tomato Sauce

About This Recipe

Are you looking for a delicious pork recipe with a difference? If you are, you’ve found it! Here’s my shell pasta with spicy pork and tomato sauce for you to enjoy.

I love this shape of pasta and this sauce is perfect for it. The delicate taste of the pork with the strong flavours of the chilli, olives and sun-dried tomatoes is a match made in heaven. I know that most people add cheese to pasta sauces but please don’t to this one. It really doesn’t need it and will actually ruin the natural flavours of the ingredients. If you fancy, substitute the conchiglie rigate with rigatoni.

TwitterFacebook

4

Serves

9

Ingredients

Pork

Main Ingredient

Pasta Recipes, Meat Dishes

Type

Ingredients

  • 5 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion, Peeled and Finely Chopped
  • 80g Kalamata Olives, Pitted and Halved
  • 1 Hot Red Chilli,Deseeded and Finely Chopped
  • 80g Sun-Dried Tomatoes in Oil, Drained and Finely Chopped
  • 300g Minced Pork
  • 300g Passata
  • 400g Medium Shell Pasta (Conchiglie Rigate)
  • To Taste Salt

Weight Converter

Found in This Book

Feast your eyes on the finest shell pasta with spicy pork and tomato sauce! It’s straightforward and fun to make this great dish. Simply follow the instructions below and get the perfect result.

Step By Step

  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan or wok over a medium heat and fry the onion and olives for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon.
  2. Add the chilli, sun-dried tomatoes and the minced pork and continue to fry for a further 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in the passata then gently simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring every couple of minutes. Season with salt and set aside, away from the heat.
  4. Meanwhile cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain and tip back into the same pan.
  5. Pour in the sauce and stir everything together over a low heat for 30 seconds to allow the flavours to combine and the sauce to coat the pasta evenly.
  6. Serve immediately without any kind of cheese on top.

Once you’re done, simply sit back and enjoy your shell pasta with spicy pork and tomato sauce and don’t forget to check out other great authentic Italian recipes including great antipasti recipes, Italian pasta recipes, Italian soup recipes, Italian beef dishes and authentic pizza recipes.

Previous Recipe

Pappardelle With Meatballs

View Recipe

Next Recipe

Linguine With Cherry Tomatoes, Pancetta And White Wine

View Recipe

Discuss This Recipe

More RecipesGet Inspired

Frittelle di zucchine con pecorinoCourgette Fritters With Pecorino

Whenever we are in Olbia, a port town on the northeast coast of Sardinia near my home, we order courgette fritters instead of chips. They make a great side dish or snack, but if you include cheese, as I have done here, they make a more substantial first course. Pecorino sardo, a traditional Sardinian hard cheese made from sheep’s milk – is similar to the better-known pecorino romano (which...

4

Serves

10

Ingredients

Vegetables

Main Ingredient
View Recipe

Torta Al CaffeCoffee and Ricotta Tart

Every Italian loves coffee but I have decided to dedicate this recipe to my good friend Peter Andre. I have never met another man that loves coffee more than I do, so this delicious coffee and ricotta tart is especially for those of you who are like us. The creamy ricotta cheese paired with the strong coffee is amazing.

10

Serves

14

Ingredients
View Recipe

Carpaccio di Zucchine con Borlotti, Peperoni e CapperiCourgette Carpaccio With Borlotti Beans, Peppers & Capers

This is a great vegetarian alternative to raw meat or fish carpaccio. The marinating of the thinly sliced courgettes makes them so soft they don’t need any cooking. If using small, young courgettes you can use the whole vegetable, but for larger courgettes I suggest you use the flesh only, as the seeds can be spongy when eaten raw. Just halve the courgettes lengthways, run a teaspoon down the centre...

4

Serves

11

Ingredients

Vegetables

Main Ingredient
View Recipe

Svizzere Do AgnelloSpicy Lamb Burgers With Herbed Yoghurt

For burgers, lamb makes a really nice change from beef. These need to be prepared ahead and rested in the fridge to make sure they don’t fall apart when they are cooked, so they’re a great make-ahead meal. The yogurt makes a lovely cooling accompaniment to the spicy burgers. Light that barbecue and open the cold beers...!

6

Serves

15

Ingredients

Lamb

Main Ingredient
View Recipe

Bombe Di VerdureItalian-Style Spring Rolls

One of my favourite oriental dishes has to be vegetable spring rolls and I make it so often at home that I had to include it in my book. It’s a fantastic dish to prepare when you have parties, because you can fry them in the afternoon and then reheat them in the oven ready for your guests. Ensure the vegetables are not too wet when putting them into the filo pastry, otherwise your spring rolls will...

4

Serves

11

Ingredients

Vegetables

Main Ingredient
View Recipe

Soufflé Di Banane e CioccolatoBanana & Chocolate Soufflé

In our family, the combination of chocolate and banana is a big winner, especially in pancakes or cupcakes, so I created this soufflé just for a change. It's really easy to prepare, and also works well with strawberries or raspberries.

8

Serves

7

Ingredients
View Recipe