This pan de polvo recipe from my new cookbook is a great way to take advantage of all the ingredients that appear in your pantry. It is made with all the flavors that you would expect and is also a good go-to recipe when you need something quick.
This recipe is super easy and can be done in advance. Just make sure to store the remaining ingredients in the refrigerator, then pour in the rest of the ingredients and heat them on the stove. You don’t want to bring the stove on, especially during the summer, because this can burn. You can also add a couple of tablespoons of olive oil and add a pinch of salt to it, if you want to, and that will make it even quicker.
The recipe is simple. All you need is a pan with a cover with a tight-fitting lid, olive oil, salt, red pepper flakes, and oregano. You can also add some chopped red onion, garlic, and/or rosemary to it. I had to get a lot of stuff from the store, which was a bit of a pain, and I think I needed to chop the red onions too. It was good though. There’s a lot of garlic in it.
I have a friend who says “it’s the garlic that makes it taste so good.” I think I’ll give a try. It’s not really a sauce, but it’s good.
I made this dish for my daughter for a dinner party. The garlic and onion seemed to go a long way towards making it tasty. It was a bit expensive, but worth it. She loved it too.
There was a lot of garlic in this recipe, which is good. It also is a nice way to use up some of the root-y bits of onion. The dish is a good way to use up some of the rooty bits of onion.
I can see where you could use garlic to enhance the flavor of the dish, but perhaps it is not necessary. Garlic is not a very hard substance to cut, and it is readily available. This is a dish that is best served with a piece of fresh, young cheese, say from a dairy farm.
I must say that this dish, although delicious, is not a recipe that I would put on my “to-do” list for the next time I’m planning a picnic. It is, however, a nice way to use up some of the rooty bits of onion.
The rooty bits are basically the parts of the onion that are left after the skin is removed. The onion is boiled in water and then the parts that are not attached are boiled in the hot water until they are soft and translucent. It is pretty easy to do: just cut the onion up and boil it in the water. It should take for about 4 minutes.
A pan de polvo is a traditional Spanish dish that is made with onion, tomatoes, and black pepper. It is pretty similar to the Italian pan dolce used when cooking macaroni in tomato sauce.