Chitarrina or Fedelini with Tuna Ragù

Fri, 12/17/2021 - 03:33
pasta
Difficulty Level
Medium
Cooking Time
40 minutes
Cost
Medium

A pasta dish featuring a canned tuna sauce may not sound especially celebratory, let alone worthy of Christmas Eve dinner. But this is the dish my Abruzzese mom made every year as part of our seafood feast, and it is indeed special—if prepared properly. The robustly flavored sauce relies on good pantry ingredients: the best-tinned tuna and anchovies you can procure, excellent capers, and high-quality canned (or home-canned) tomatoes. Though you would swear it has been simmering f

This is Premium Content

Subscribe today for unlimited access to all our exclusive Italy intel and much more...

...for less than the cost of a cappuccino a week!