Tagliatelle al seco de chivo

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Restaurante Theatrum


Over what used to be know as “Plaza de las Carnicerías” in Quito’s old quarters, this square also doubled as a bull fighting ring. The Teatro Nacional Sucre, one of south america’s oldest opera house and a jewel of renaissance classicism, hosts Quito`s most important and avant garde restaurant.

This iconic restaurant reveals to us one of its stars, the “Tagliatelle al seco de chivo”.

#Gastroprotos Maridaje Tagliatelle al seco de chivo Ecuador


  • 500 g. lamb ossobuco in medium sized pieces
  • 80 g. Annatto oil
  • 50 g. Minced garlic
  • 130 g. Finely chopped red onion
  • 70 g. Finely chopped long onion
  • 70 g Minced red pepper
  • 50g. Minced Green pepper
  • 150 g. Chopped (cubes) ripe tomato
  • 100 g. Naranjilla(Solanum quitoense) liquified & sifted
  • 40 g. Fresh cilantro
  • 180 g Tagliatelle pasta
  • 300 ml. Blond beer
  • 1 u Maqueño plantain in cubes
  • ½ avocado
  • Olive oil
  • Cinnamon
  • Clove
  • Black pepper
  • Cumin
  • Salt


  1. Place in a pot the annatto oil, cinnamon, clove, black pepper, cumin, salt, onions and garlic for 2 minutes, then add the peppers, tomato & naranjilla for about 8 minutes.
  2. Add the ossobuco and keep cooking for 5 minutes. Pour the beer & naranjilla as well as the cilantro and reduce the heat to slowly cook everything together until the goat is soft.
  3. Roast the plantain in a grill and then cut it in pieces.
  4. -Mash the avocado until it becomes completely creamy.
  5. – Cook the pasta until al dente (about 4 minutes) in boiling water & salt. Drain the water and putt he pasta into the pot and mix all the ingredients together. Season.
  6. Serve in a bowl with the plantain pieces, the avocado mousse, cilantro leaves and pour a bit of olive oil on top.
Protos Roble

¿Which Protos to pair it with?


This pasta, because of its rich sauce, is best serve with a young fruity wine, such as our Protos Roble. Its fruit forward taste will enhance its annatto spice.


Teatro Nacional Sucre,
Plaza del Teatro, 2da. Planta, Quito. Ecuador. 170401