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Simple Tomato and Bacon Sauce With Penne

A quick and easy Neil Perry Pasta!

Ingredients

  • 150ml Extra virgin olive oil

  • 100g Pancetta or smoked bacon cut into lardons (strips)

  • 8 Cloves garlic, thinly sliced

  • a good pinch of chilli flakes (optional)

  • a good pinch of sea salt

  • a good pinch of sugar

  • 1 x 400g can tomatoes or 6 vine ripened tomatoes

  • grated Reggiano Parmigiano

Method

  • 1.

    In a heavy based saucepan heat the oil and add the garlic, pancetta lardons, chilli flakes, salt and sugar.

  • 2.

    Cook until soft but not coloured, approximately 3 minutes.

  • 3.

    If using canned tomatoes put a knife into the open can and cut the tomatoes roughly. If using fresh tomatoes, blanch, peel and chop them.

  • 4.

    Add the tomatoes to the pan and simmer slowly for 20 minutes.

  • 5.

    Serve with a quality durum wheat penne or other pasta, cooked al dente and shaved Reggiano Parmigiano.

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Posted by Sandra6Report
soooo easy and soooo delicious
Posted by FionaReport
I added a little smokey paprika too - just perfect! Thank you for the quick and easy meal guys.