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Spaghetti Alla Caruso ( Tenor Spaghetti )

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“This recipe is named after the famed Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, who was known to enjoy cooking, loved to eat, and especially liked chicken livers. This dish is found on the menus of many Italian restaurants throughout the country. So, put on some Italian music, pour yourself a glass of Chianti and enjoy this different and very rich dish.”

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  1. Season the flour with a little salt and pepper. Dredge the chicken livers in the flour.
  2. In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil and saute the chicken livers until brown and firm. Remove the chicken livers from the pan and set aside.
  3. Add the butter to the pan and saute the garlic, onion, and mushrooms for 5 minutes. Add the wine and reduce to about half. Puree the tomatoes in a blender and add to the pan.
  4. Slice the chicken livers in half and add them to the pan. Add the parsley and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Reduce heat and cook on low for about 30 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in 6 quarts of boiling, salted water, cook the spaghetti until al dente, according to package instructions. Drain and plate the pasta. Cover with the sauce and garnish with some parsley. Serve immediately with freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.

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