Bucatini Pomodoro with Grilled Fullblood Wagyu Steak

September  9, 2020
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Photo by Double8Cattle
  • Prep time 45 minutes
  • Cook time 1 hour
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

The bucatini pasta is covered in delicious pomodoro sauce, which boasts tomatoes, onions, garlic, carrots, celery, and fresh basil. The pasta is topped with marinated and grilled Fullblood Wagyu steak. With a drizzle of balsamic glaze, parmigiano-reggiano cheese, and basil leaves, this tasty dish is complete! Use this recipe for the pasta-lover in your life! —Double8Cattle

What You'll Need
  • 1 Double 8 Cattle Company Fullblood Wagyu Chuck Steak
  • 4 ounces Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese (sliced)
  • 3-4 Basil Leaves (chiffonade)
  • Balsamic Glaze
  • 3/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Grapeseed Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic (minced)
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 pound Bucatini Pasta (cooked per package instructions)
  • Olive Oil
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Yellow Onion (minced)
  • 2 Small Carrots (peeled, small diced)
  • 1 Celery Stalk (small diced)
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Basil (chiffonade)
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Sherry Vinegar
  • 6-8 Large Garden Tomatoes (chopped, approximately 4 cups total)
  1. Tools - Gas Grill, Stainless Steel Saucepan
  2. FIRST STEP Take the Fullblood Wagyu chuck steak out of the freezer, and place it in the refrigerator 24 hours before starting this recipe.
  3. PREPARING THE MARINADE Place the Fullblood Wagyu chuck steak in a Ziploc bag. In a small bowl, mix the grapeseed oil, balsamic vinegar, minced garlic, oregano, kosher salt, and freshly ground black pepper. This is your marinade. Pour the marinade over the steak, and coat. Seal the Ziploc bag. Put the steak in the refrigerator to marinate for 12-24 hours.
  4. PREPARING THE POMODORO SAUCE In a stainless steel saucepan over medium-high heat, add in the olive oil. Once heated, sauté the minced onion, diced carrots, and diced celery. Cook until the onions are translucent. Add in the minced garlic, and cook for 5 minutes. Add in the diced tomatoes, and reduce the heat to low. Cook slowly, while stirring occasionally, for 40 minutes. Add in the chiffonade basil, and season to taste with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Add in the sherry vinegar. Note: If you prefer a smoother sauce, pour the sauce into a food processor or blender. Quickly pulse until the sauce is smooth.
  5. PREPARING THE PASTA Cook the bucatini pasta per package instructions. After the pasta is cooked, toss the pasta with a little olive oil.
  6. PREPARING THE FULLBLOOD WAGYU STEAK Heat a gas grill over medium-high heat for 10 minutes. Take the steak out of the Ziploc bag. Discard the marinade. Once the grill is hot, place the marinated Fullblood Wagyu chuck steak on the grill. Grill for 2 minutes and 30 seconds per side. This will result in medium-rare doneness. Let the steak rest for 10 minutes before slicing the steak against the grain.
  7. FINAL STEPS Pour the pomodoro sauce over the cooked bucatini pasta. Make sure the pasta is fully coated. Divide the pasta and sauce between 4 plates or bowls (whichever you prefer to use). Add slices of grilled Fullblood Wagyu steak to each plate. Drizzle with balsamic glaze. Garnish with parmigiano-reggiano cheese and chiffonade basil. Serve, and enjoy!

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