Saffron-pasta

35 min

Saffron Pasta

Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world, but luckily you only need very little. Simmering the sauce for a total of 25 minutes allows the taste to fully develop and creates a very comforting pasta sauce.

Ingredients

4 servings

400 g
400 g
1
2
100 g

Tagliatelle (whole wheat)
Canned tomatoes
Zucchini
Bell pepper
Walnuts

20 g
0.05 g
400 ml
1
1
2 cloves

Ginger
Saffron
Coconut milk
Lemon zest
Onion yellow
Garlic

Prep

5 min

  1. Dice onion and mince garlic
  2. Mince or grate ginger
  3. Cut zucchini into quartered slices
  4. Cut bell pepper into thin strips

Cook

30 min

pan 1b

Sauté onion, garlic and ginger

medium/high heat ~4 min, season with salt and pepper

Add tomatoes and bell peppers

medium/high heat ~2 min

Add saffron by rubbing the threads between your fingers before adding to the sauce

simmer on low heat ~15 min

pan 2

Cook pasta in the meantime

~10 min

pan 1 continued

Add coconut milk, zucchini, and lemon zest

simmer ~10 min, taste and add salt and pepper if needed

Crumble the walnuts and add them

simmer ~2 min

waves

Make it a dinner party

  • Garnish with fresh basil leaves
  • Replace walnuts with toasted pine nuts

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