Rigatoni with Wild Boar Salami
is a great dish for when you've got mates coming round as it's easy
to make and looks fantastic. The wild boar salami tastes great,
and as well as cooking with it you can use it in sandwiches.
A good glug of extra virgin olive oil
A wild boar salami, sliced
1 red onion, peeled and sliced
1 clove garlic, peeled and sliced
4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
400g tin chopped tomatoes
3 tablespoons crème fraîche
A large bunch of fresh basil, leaves picked and chopped
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
A ball of buffalo mozzarella, sliced
the oven to 190°C / 375°F / gas 5
the olive oil in a frying pan, and fry half the salami until quite
crisp. Add the onion and garlic and cook slowly until the onion
is soft. Add the balsamic vinegar, chopped tomatoes, crème
fraîche and basil. Mix together, season to taste, and simmer
for a few minutes.
the rigatoni according to the packet instructions until 'al dente'.
Drain, and drizzle over a little olive oil and seasoning. Tip into
a baking dish and pour over the sauce.
the mozzarella over the top with the rest of the salami. Bake in
the preheated oven for 25 minutes until golden. Delicious.