F R E E Cucuzza Recipes
Peel squash and cut into French fry potato
Dip into mixture of beaten egg and milk and roll in mixture of fish fry and flour.
Fry until golden brown, being careful not to over cook.
Peel approximately 2 pounds of Cucuzza squash
and dice into 1/2 inch cubes.
In oiled skillet , combine small chopped onions, 1 clove chopped garlic, sauté 2 minutes.
Add 15 ounces of can stewed tomatoes and summer 4 minutes.
Add Cucuzza squash and cook till tender. (approximately 30 min.).
Season to taste. Serve plain over thin spaghetti.
Tastes great with meat too!
Cut length wise in middle and scoop out seeds and center
Fill with your favorite meat and rice stuffing.
Top with stewed tomatoes and season to taste.
Bake in covered casserole approximately 45 min.
Pasta con Cucuzza e Fave
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3 cloves garlic
3 Tenerumi (Tips of cucuzza vines, (optional)) (Now Available!)
1 Medium Cucuzza (Pealed)
1/2 cup water
1 cup Fava beans (or Frozen baby limas)
1 can Italian tomato sauce, or fresh tomato sauce.
Salt & Fresh Ground Pepper
1/2 cup olive oil
Large Tubettini Pasta
Grated Romano Cheese (Pecorino)
Chop up one onion, put in a large pot with olive oil & simmer for 10 min.
Add 3 cloves of chopped garlic, & Fava beans.
Chop up Tenerumi, add to pot (optional)
Cut pealed Cucuzza into cubes, add to pot.
Add Italian tomato (or fresh) sauce, and chopped fresh Basil to taste.
Salt & Fresh Ground Pepper to taste.
Add 1/2 cup of water, stir & boil for 10 min.
In separate pot, cook the Large Tubettini pasta (or favorite)..
Save a little water from pasta if needed to add to sauce.
Add cooked pasta to sauce & vegetables, boil additional 10 - 12 mins.
When serving -- Add more fresh Basil, a few drops of olive oil, stir.
Finish with grated Pecorino Romano cheese on top.
Serve with warm Italian bread. Enjoy.
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