Traditional Casseroled Macaroni

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Traditional Casseroled Macaroni

Ingredients (4 People):

400 g of macaroni

200 g of sausage

200 g of pork rib

200 g of cut rabbit

100 g of peas

3 tomatoes

1 onion

1 garlic clove

1 l. chicken stock



Olive oil




For the spicy sauce

2 cloves of garlic

0.01 g saffron threads Safrà del Montsec (6-8 threads)

A fistful of toasted almonds



Season the meat and put to one side. Grate the tomatoes and add a spoonful of paprika, and put aside.

Heat an earthenware casserole on a low flame. When it is hot, raise the flame and pour in a generous amount of olive oil, add the meat and the sausages cut into cubes, leave to cook until it is well done. Add the onion and chopped garlic. Leave for 3 minutes until the onion browns, adding the tomato, stir well, cover and leave for 5-8 minutes on a medium-low flame. Add the peas, stock and one or two laurel leaves, when it starts boiling add the macaroni, stir a little and leave to cook (8-10 minutes).

Meanwhile you can prepare the spicy sauce. Peel the toasted almonds and place them in a mortar. Place a little fresh parsley, the threads of saffron, a pinch of salt, and two peeled and chopped garlic cloves. Grind until it is fine.

Pour a couple of spoons of stock from the macaroni into the spicy sauce mix to dissolve it a little. Half way through the cooking, pour in the sauce mix. Finally turn off the stove, cover the casserole and leave to rest for between 5 and 10 minutes before serving.

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