PASTA CON RAFANO - HORSERADISH PASTA
Primary category: Entrees
Ingredients2-3 cups grated Romano cheese
1 medium horseradish root
2 quarts tomato sauce
1 pound pasta
Par cook pasta to within 2 minutes of total cooking time as detailed on package. Drain and drizzle with olive oil and hold in bowl covered with plastic wrap. Peel and grate horseradish root on box grater or in food processor. This needs to be done immediately before using. Horseradish will discolor if grated too far in advance. Mix finely grated horseradish with 2 cups of grated Romano cheese. In large casserole, layer tomato sauce, pasta and horseradish mixture. Finish by topping with tomato sauce and grated cheese. Mixture should be somewhat soupy. Cover and bake for 20-30 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Uncover and cook 10 more minutes. Heat reserved tomato sauce and serve on the side with extra grated cheese.