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Hand-Rolled Fusilli al Ferretto Pasta recipe

Hand-Rolled Fusilli al Ferretto Pasta Recipe

Delve into the art of pasta-making with this simple yet delicious recipe, featuring hand-rolled fusilli al ferretto served alongside bacon, courgette, tomato, and topped with parmesan. Perfect for those looking to explore homemade pasta.





  • Step 1.

    Gather all ingredients.
  • Step 2.

    To make the fusilli, mix flour and salt, then slowly add water until a dough forms. Knead until smooth.
  • Step 3.

    Take small pieces of dough and roll them into thin ropes. Wrap each rope around a ferretto or skewer, then roll back and forth to imprint the spiral shape. Slide off and set aside.
  • Step 4.

    Boil the fusilli in salted water for 2-3 minutes or until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • Step 5.

    In a large pan, sauté diced bacon until slightly browned.
  • Step 6.

    Add sliced courgettes to the pan and cook until soft.
  • Step 7.

    Stir in tomato paste and a splash of water to achieve a sauce consistency. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Step 8.

    Add the cooked fusilli to the sauce, toss well to coat.
  • Step 9.

    Serve hot, garnished with grated parmesan.


  1. 400 gAll-purpose flour

  2. 1 tspSalt

  3. 200 mlWater

  4. 100 gThick Bacon, diced

  5. 1 Courgette, sliced

  6. 2 tbspTomato paste

  7. 50 gParmesan, grated

  8. 1 tspBlack pepper

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