Passata di pomodoro costoluto di Rotonda

Passata di pomodoro costoluto di Rotonda is a traditional tomato sauce made from the costoluto di Rotonda variety of tomatoes, which are grown in the region of Basilicata, Italy. This sauce is known for its rich flavor and vibrant red color. It can be found in various towns and communes of Basilicata, including Rotonda, Viggiano, and Potenza.

In Rotonda, you can find Passata di pomodoro costoluto di Rotonda at local grocery stores such as Supermercato Rotonda and Alimentari del Paese. In Viggiano, it is available at La Bottega del Gusto and Frutta e Verdura Viggiano. In Potenza, you can purchase it at Enoteca Potenza and Supermercato Potenza.

Passata di pomodoro costoluto di Rotonda is often used as a base for pasta sauces, soups, and stews. One popular recipe is Pasta al Pomodoro, where the sauce is simply tossed with cooked pasta and garnished with fresh basil and grated Parmesan cheese. Another delicious recipe is Pollo alla Cacciatora, a chicken dish cooked in the tomato sauce with onions, garlic, and herbs.

Passata di pomodoro costoluto di Rotonda has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which guarantees its traditional production methods and quality. The specifications for this recognition include using only costoluto di Rotonda tomatoes, handpicking and processing them within 24 hours, and using traditional cooking methods without any additives or preservatives.

Sources:
– “Passata di pomodoro costoluto di Rotonda” – www.rotontadoc.it
– “Prodotti Tipici Basilicata” – www.prodottitipicibasilicata.it