The poor man's spaghetti: it's too good

Plat De Spaghetti Olives

© Nicolas Edwige

We take advantage of the best of Spain to twist the spaghetti in an Italian classic and get the coolest “ poor man's pasta ” in the Mediterranean.

In 10 minutes flat the trick is played. How to do without?

For 6 persons.

Preparation time : 10 minutes

Cooking time : 20 minutes


Black olive cream :

  • Chop the shallots .

  • Core the black Hojiblanca olives from Spain and roughly chop them.
  • Sweat the shallots with the olives , add the liquid cream , bring to a simmer.

  • Mix everything, taste and adjust the seasoning, set aside in a saucepan.

The spaghetti :

  • Bring a large volume of salted water to a boil.
  • Dip the pasta in , cook for the time indicated on the package. Drain the pasta , retaining a little cooking water .

  • Mix them with the black olive cream . Warm up.

Dressage :

  • In a deep plate, make a nest of pasta, arrange the arugula and a few black Hojiblanca olives.

  • Finish with a little lemon zest .

The chef's tip : provide 1 liter of water for 100 g of dough as well as 5 g of coarse salt per liter. Do not add oil to your cooking water, it is not useful!

© Mélanie Martin

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