Bucatini all’Amatriciana



Bucatini all'Amatriciana
Recipe type: Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4-5
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This is a traditional Italian favorite. Who wouldn't love pasta with bacon?
  • 150g or more pancetta or guanciale (if you can find it, it's better!)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • ¼ medium onion chopped
  • red pepper flakes to taste
  • ½ C dry white wine
  • 1 28 oz can tomato puree (buy good Italian tomatoes)
  • 1 C grated parmesan or ½ C grated parm and ½ C grated pecorino
  • 1 lb bucatini pasta (or spaghetti)
  1. Cook pancetta or guanciale in pan with olive oil until browned
  2. Add garlic and onion, sauté until soft; add red pepper flakes to taste
  3. Add white wine; let simmer until reduced by ½
  4. Add tomato puree; let cook for at least 15-20 min over medium/low heat
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste
  6. Add grated cheese, let cook for a few more minutes
  7. Cook Bucatini in well-salted water, then toss with sauce

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  1. Patricia Hidalgo says:

    I finally found a place nearby that sells good pancetta! I was hoping your bucatini all’amatricana recipe was here. Making it for dinner tonight. Mamma mia!

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