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Bucatini All'Amatriciana

A classic Italian pasta recipe.



  • 1.

    Heat a fry pan and add a little extra virgin olive oil.

  • 2.

    Add the onion and salt and fry a couple of minutes to bring out the flavour.

  • 3.

    Add the garlic, chilli flakes and bacon and cook 3 to 4 minutes.

  • 4.

    Add the tomatoes and simmer a further 2 minutes.

  • 5.

    While the sauce is simmering, cook the pasta in plenty of boiling salted water for about 8 minutes or until al dente.

  • 6.

    Strain and add to the sauce.

  • 7.

    Spoon the pasta on to a serving platter and grate plenty of fresh pecorino and parmesan over the top.

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Posted by denniReport
It's so easy to "whip up" & is absolutely delicious (we added a touch of chilli jam as well!)
Posted by JessicaReport
This recipe is fantastic for a quick and easy meal, using minimal ingredients!
Slice a fresh red chilli for an extra kick.
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