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Pastachuta recipe

st3ff13 Aug 16, 2011 09:31 AM

Years ago, 1960s, my neighbor would make a pasta dish she called "pastashoota", which to a little kid seemed like spaghetti with egg noodles instead of spaghetti. I remember the sauce was more orangy than red (maybe from not draining the meat?). If there is a recipe for this dish, I would surely like to find it. My neighbor was of Jewish/Hungarian descent, if that makes a difference.

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    glbtrtr Aug 16, 2011 09:35 AM

    I think you probably mean pasta ascuita - which simply means "dry" pasta, as compared to fresh or "wet" pasta. There is another Chowhound forum for recipes or you can just google this for mutliple recipes.

    1. KaimukiMan Jun 25, 2013 09:59 AM

      I know this is an older posting. My grandmother made this on rare occasions, and her mother told her it was pasta schuta as well. Great grandma was slovak but cooked a lot of things "Hungarian Style." The family was big on guilt, always wondered if there wasn't some yiddish ancestry back there. I found a couple of links that look right such as this:


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