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Spaghetti alla Maradona, the favorite dish of the great football player

spaghetti alla maradona

We can think of Maradona pasta as an evolution of garlic, oil and chilli pasta to which breadcrumbs are added.

There is really a lot of simplicity in this quick and easy first course, to be considered as an evolution of garlic, oil and chilli pasta. Spaghetti alla Maradona is a typical Neapolitan first course that involves the addition, almost as if it were cheese, of a sprinkling of breadcrumbs . In fact, the footballer used to ask for it like this at the restaurant.

In fact, however, we are talking about a much older dish , practically always prepared in the Neapolitan city. Ideal for a quick dinner or midnight spaghetti , the Pibe de Oro 's favorite dish is really easy to prepare.

spaghetti alla maradona
spaghetti alla maradona

How to prepare the recipe for spaghetti alla Maradona

  1. First, cook the spaghetti in abundant salted water for the time indicated on the package.
  2. Separately, in a pan, heat the oil with the clove of garlic and the peperoncin or chopped with a knife, taking care that it does not rise too much temperature, compromising the final flavor.
  3. Once the pasta is ready, drain it, keeping half a glass of cooking water aside and sauté it in a pan with the sauce.
  4. Add the water to whisk and finally the breadcrumbs, mixing well.
  5. Serve this simple but tasty first course hot.

Also take a look at the traditional recipe for spaghetti with garlic, oil and chilli pepper , a classic of our tradition.


Maradona's favorite pasta can be kept in the refrigerator for a couple of days , well covered with plastic wrap. We advise you to heat it in a pan by adding just a little oil.

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