Original Graziani Family Recipe for Paccheri Pasta with Blue Marlin!

Graziani Family Recipe For Paccheri Pasta & Blue Marlin!


  • 350 Grams of Paccheri Pasta

  • 1 Garlic Clove

  • 10 Grams of Parsley 

  • 20 Large Black Olives

  • 4 Grams of Salt 

  • 300 Grams of Blue Marlin

  • 250 Grams of Ripe Red Tomatoes 

  • 1 Spicy Chili (optional)

  • 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil 


Start By Cooking The Paccheri Pasta...

  • Cook pasta in a large pot of slightly salted boiling water, until al dente
  • Once pasta is finished cooking, drain the water and set the pasta aside (keep warm by covering) 

While Pasta Is Cooking Prep The Ingredients...

  • Cook tomatoes in warm water for approximately 2 minutes until they're soft
  • Remove Tomatoes from water, peel and cut into chunks
  • Prep the Blue Marlin by cutting it into strips and then cubes
  • Finely chop the parsley 
  • Clean the peppers, cut off the ends, and remove the seeds, then finely chop

Cook The Sauce With Blue Marlin

  • Sauté a clove of garlic, with 2 tbsp of olive oil, until slightly browned, then remove from pan (set aside for later)
  • Pan Cook the chunks of Blue Marlin - cook with medium heat for about 3-5 minutes
  • Add tomatoes and salt to taste
  • Let the Blue Marlin and tomatoes cook for 12-15 minutes
  • Add chopped parsley, peppers, black olives and garlic

Final Step...

  • Add the Paccheri Pasta with the sauce 
  • Serve while still hot and enjoy!