Zichi Bread with Sauce
Have you ever eaten bread like it was pasta? Now you can, with this recipe for delicious zichi bread with sauce, a typical Sardinian dish.
Zichi bread, which is originally from the Bonorva region, is a prodotto agroalimentare tradizionale, which means it is listed as a traditional agri-food product by the Italian government.
It’s a very versatile ingredient, which can be ripped up and enjoyed in a delicious sheep broth, or served with boar and gran campidano sauce, as in this easy and tasty recipe.
Start the preparation of zichi bread with sauce by browning the boar meat in hot oil with the chopped onion, carrot and celery.
Add a slug of white wine, season to taste with salt, add tomato sauce and the bay leaves to season, then cook everything on a low heat for around 1 hour.
When the sauce is ready, boil the zichi bread in salted water for around 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes, drain the zichi bread and mix it in the pan with the sauce, stirring carefully.
Sprinkle with Gran Campidano and serve your zichi bread with sauce!
- Zichi bread 400 g
- Boar meat 250 g
- Tomato sauce 1 l
- Bay leaves 15 g
- Carrots 65 g
- Celery 65 g
- Onion 30 g
- Extra virgin olive oil 10 ml
- Dry white wine 100 ml
- Arborea gran campidano 100 g
- Salt 20 g