HANDMADE GLUTENFREE TAGLIATELLE ALL’AMATRICIANA
Preparation time 20 mins plus
30 mins resting Cooking time 10 mins Serves 4
300g gluten-free flour,
plus extra to dust
1 tsp xanthan gum
4 free-range eggs
2 free-range egg yolks
150g pancetta, finely sliced
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 brown onion, finely diced 6 cloves garlic, minced
4 sprigs rosemary, finely chopped 2 x 400g cans whole
peeled tomatoes Sea-salt flakes and freshly ground
black pepper, to season
1 cup finely grated parmesan ¼ bunch basil leaves, torn
STEP 1 Sift flour and xanthan gum into a large bowl, then transfer to a food processor. In a small bowl whisk eggs and yolks. Add to food processor with the motor running on low speed, until a dough forms. Transfer to a clean, dry bench and knead for 5 minutes. Wrap in plastic wrap. Set aside for 30 minutes.
STEP 2 Lightly dust bench with extra flour and roll out dough until 5mm thick, then fold up and roll out again. Repeat once more. Finally, roll out to 2mm thick, then slice into 4mm-wide ribbons.
STEP 3 Put pancetta and olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes. Add onion, garlic and rosemary, then cook for 3 more minutes. Strain tomatoes in a colander, discarding liquid, then crush the tomatoes by hand. Add to pan. Season generously.
STEP 4 Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to boil over a high heat. Add pasta and cook for 2 minutes, or until al dente. Drain well and return to pan. Toss pasta with half the parmesan, then mix with tomato sauce. Add basil and serve, topped with remaining parmesan.
Handmade gluten-free tagliatelle all’amatriciana