Spaghetti Allo Scarpariello

Spaghetti Allo Scarpariello Recipe
Spaghetti Allo Scarpariello Recipe

Have you ever heard of the “Spaghetti allo scarpariello”? A very old recipe born in the Spanish Quarter of Naples spread then all over the Mediterranean.

It is a very quick recipe. The two main ingredients are the tomato sauce and the cheese. The ancient recipe, born to reuse the leftovers and to avoid wasting time, today is a delicious dish. Are you ready?

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Total Time: 20 min


  • 320 grams of Pasta (penne, bucatini)
  • 70 grams of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 cloves of Garlic
  • 500 grams of Cherry or peeled tomatoes
  • 30 grams of Parmesan and 30 grams Pecorino cheese
  • 30 grams of Basilic
  • ½ Chilli pepper
  • Salt


  1. Fry the garlic clove a lot in the cooking pan.
  2. Remove the garlic before it burns and pour the tomatoes, but crush them with a fork. Let them cook for about ten minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, boil the water and cook the pasta.
  4. A minute before draining the pasta, add the cheeses to the sauce.
  5. Add the spaghetti in the sauce and stir for a couple of minutes.
  6. For the taste, add a little chilli and three fresh basil leaves before serving.

Enjoy your meal!