SCUNGILLI ALLA SORRENTINA

Recipe by Mario Batali

Instructions:

 

Place scungilli in a pot and cover with water. Add a wine cork and 2 tablespoons vinegar and boil 1 hour until tender. Drain and cool.
 

Slice into ¼ inch rounds and set aside. In a tall sauce pan (6 to 8 quarts), heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, thyme leaves and bell pepper and cook until softened, about 8 to 10 minutes. Add wine, tomato pieces and scungilli and bring to a boil. Lower heat to simmer and cook 15 minutes.
 

Season with salt and pepper and serve in shallow bowls with lemon wedges.
 

Slice into ¼ inch rounds and set aside. In a tall sauce pan (6 to 8 quarts), heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, thyme leaves and bell pepper and cook until softened, about 8 to 10 minutes. Add wine, tomato pieces and scungilli and bring to a boil. Lower heat to simmer and cook 15 minutes.
 

Season with salt and pepper and serve in shallow bowls with lemon wedges.