Pasta alla Genovese Recipe

You may think that Pasta alla Genovese hails from Genoa.

Surprise! This savory Italian pasta is actually Neapolitan.

Yes, its roots are in Naples, a city more famous for its pizza.

We first ate Genovese in Naples before we cooked it at home.

We quickly learned that onions are a key ingredient.

As for pasta, we use paccheri but rigatoni would work too.

You should be able to buy many of the ingredients at your local market.

The dish is easy to cook at home.

The final dish tastes meaty and buttery and delicious all at the same time.