Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Pancetta, Chestnuts and Vin Santo
This Tuscan-inspired dish is a favorite on the winter menu at Clarklewis. Morgan Brownlow likes how the recipe showcases the flavors of every ingredient in the finished dish—the wheaty pasta, the earthy chestnuts, the sweet dessert wine vin santo, the cracked pepper, the rich pancetta. If you can't find vin santo, substitute a medium-dry sherry.Plus: Pasta Recipes and Tips
The recipe can be prepared through Step 1 earlier in the day and refrigerated. Let return to room temperature before proceeding.
This earthy pasta dish brings Tuscany to mind because vin santo, one of Tuscany's great sweet wines, is a key ingredient here. For an accompaniment, try a dry, Sangiovese-based Tuscan red.