Pasta con zucchina e tenerumi - Valle del Crati

A dish linked to a sweet childhood memory, masterfully revisited in a modern key.

Paista ca Cucuzza e Tinnirumi” – Pasta with Courgette and Tenerumi

Ingredients for 2 people :
200g Guitar spaghetti
Evo oil to taste
4 cloves Garlic
1 onion
300ml Tomato puree
1 Bunch of Tenerumi
1 Palermitan courgette
Chilli to taste

What are Tenerumi? These are the tender leaves and shoots of the pergola courgette, also known as "snake courgette".

Little known in the north, they are instead widely used in the south, especially in Sicily.