Minzano Tomatoes

Posted on October 26th, 2016 by Sendik's

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Minzano Tomatoes

This rare fruit is the essence of flavor!

SUNSET Minzano is a mini San Marzano type, packed with flavor and ready to be devoured. Sweet and savory at its finest, enjoy these beauties as a snack, elevate your salad or create the perfect tomato sauce.

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Try out this recipe tonight!

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Serves 4, Prep time 90 minutes, Cooking time 10 minutes

Minzano Handkerchief Pasta

Ingredients

  • 4 C OO Flour
  • 4 Egg Yolks
  • 1/4 C + 2 tbsp Water
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  1. 1. In a stand mixer, mix flour, egg yolks, salt, and 1/4 cup of water until combined, beginning on the slowest setting and gradually increasing speed.
  2. 2. If mixer is too dry, add more water 1 tablespoon at a time.
  3. 3. Once a ball is formed, remove from bowl, wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate for a minimum of 1 hour.
  4. 4. Once rested, bring dough up to room temperature.
  5. 5. Cut dough into 5 equal-sized pieces.
  6. 6. With a rolling pin, flatten each portion.
  7. 7. Run the dough through a pasta roller, beginning on the #1 setting.
  8. 8. Remove and fold ends into the center.
  9. 9. Flour dough and run through the same setting once more.
  10. 10. Run the dough through each setting twice, folding the dough into the center after each pass through, until you have reached the final #5 setting.
  11. 11. Cut each piece into long ribbon, approximately 3″ x 6″.
  12. 12. Cover fresh pasta with a very lightly damped towel until you are ready to cook.

Minzano Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1/4 C Olive Oil
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 C Minzano Tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 C Pine Nuts, toasted
  • 16 Basil Leaves, hand torn
  • 1/8 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • Freshly Grated Parmesan
  1. 1. In a large pan over medium heat, add olive oil and sauté garlic until lightly browned.
  2. 2. Add tomatoes and stir until softened.
  3. 3. Add pine nuts and salt and reduce heat to low while you cook pasta.
  4. 4. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  5. 5. Place pasta ribbons into boiling water and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. 6. Strain pasta and add to sauce.
  7. 7. Garnish with torn basil, freshly grated Parmesan and ground black pepper.

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