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Pasta Amatriciana

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pasta amatriciana

spicy tomato sauce & pasta
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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: budget meals, cheap family recipes
Dietary Requirements: Dairy Free
Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 25p
Calories: 650.87kcal
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Ingredients

  • 450 g pasta
  • 200 g onion chopped into little half cm dice
  • 1 can tomatoes chopped finely
  • 40 g tomato puree
  • 10 g Garlic
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 70 g bacon cut into little slithers 1-2 mm x 1 cm with your kitchen scissors
  • 60 ml oil

Instructions

  • Fry onions, bacon and seasonings in oil then when onions are softened and beginning to go translucent, add chopped tomatoes and their juice, tomato paste, a tspn salt and cook until you have a sauce that is glossy and will coat the pasta like in the picture.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta until al dente in a separate saucepan of salted water. Drain well
  • Place the cooked pasta into the pan with the sauce, and toss it until each penne shape is coated with glossy tomatoey bacony loveliness.
  • The sauce is meant to be a concentrated flavour dressing for the pasta (the Italian way) rather than an enormous blob on the top of plain pasta (the English way!)

Notes

 

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
pasta amatriciana
Amount Per Serving
Calories 650.87 Calories from Fat 214
% Daily Value*
Fat 23.75g37%
Saturated Fat 3.77g24%
Cholesterol 11.55mg4%
Sodium 129.89mg6%
Potassium 412.45mg12%
Carbohydrates 90.7g30%
Fiber 4.64g19%
Sugar 5.65g6%
Protein 17.77g36%
Vitamin A 88.06IU2%
Vitamin C 5.54mg7%
Calcium 39.65mg4%
Iron 1.82mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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