Pasta Amatriciana recipe

  • Serves 2
  • 5 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
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Pasta Amatriciana
Customer recipe by Elaine Donaghy
Added 79 months ago

Cook pasta as per packet instructions.

Add olive oil to heated pan and add onion and garlic. Cook on medium heat for 5-7 mins or until soft. Remove from pan and add the chopped bacon to the pan, fry for 2-3 mins. Return onions and peppers to the pan.

Add the garlic and chilli to the pan and mix thoroughly. Add tinned tomatoes and basil and turn heat to higher setting to allow the sauce to reduce.

Add cooked drained pasta to the sauce. Serve in pasta bowls with two small slices of garlic ciabatta and some grated parmesan.

Please note: this recipe has been created and uploaded by a member of the Tesco Real Food online community. Tesco does not test customer recipes so cannot accept responsibility for the content, validate the results or answer queries regarding them.

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  • 150g penne pasta
  • 4 rashers smoked bacon
  • 1 onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1tsp chopped garlic
  • 1tsp chopped red chillies
  • 2 tins chopped tomatoes
  • 1 handful torn basil leaves
  • 4 slices garlic ciabatta
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • grated parmesan
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