“my dad is from italy...straight off the boat, and this is one of my fave family recipes”
1hr 50mins
1 pot

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pan of unsalted water to a boil and simmer the chickpeas in it until tender.
  2. Heat the oil and gently sauté the onion and the garlic, add the parsley.
  3. When it begins to look golden, add the tomato paste diluted with a little hot water.
  4. Take about half of the chickpeas and put them through a food mill, or after cooling them slightly you can put them through a blender.
  5. Return them to the pan with the remaining whole chickpeas and their cooking liquid.
  6. Season with salt and plenty of fresh ground black pepper and simmer for about 1/2 hour longer.
  7. Bring them to boil and add the broken up fettuccine and cook until al dente.
  8. Serve hot with grated Parmesan cheese.

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