Paccheri with calamari is not only a delicious dish but the size of the paccheri mean that it is also an impressive dish to present to your guests.
400g paccheri pasta
200g cherry tomatoes
200g blended peeled tomatoes
30g crushed garlic
15g finely chopped red chili
30g chopped parsley
60ml extra virgin olive oil
100ml fish stock
Clean and cut the calamari into bite sized pieces
Cook the crushed garlic and the chili in a large pan with 30 ml of extra virgin olive oil until golden brown
Add the calamari, cherry tomatoes and the blended peeled tomatoes
Meanwhile in another pan boil the paccheri in salted water for about 10 to 11 minutes then drain the pasta, after tasting the pasta to ensure it is Al Dente
Add the pasta to the sauce and keep cooking for few minutes adding the fish stock little by little if it gets dry.
When the paccheri is cooked simply sprinkle it with chopped parsley and extra virgin olive oil for taste, then serve while it’s nice and hot!