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Recipe: Pasta Arrabiata

tomato pasta recipe

Penne Arrabbiata Recipe – Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Sidedish | Recipe Cuisine: North Indian

Pasta – 2 cups
Onion – 1 small finely chopped
Tomatoes – 3 large sized or Tomato Puree – 1 cup
Garlic – 1 tsp finely chopped
Chilli Flakes – 1/2 tsp
Oregano – 1/4 tsp
Dried Basil Herb -1/4 tsp(optional)
Parmesan Cheese – 2 tbsp
Olive oil – 1 tsp
Water – as required
Salt – to taste

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pasta recipe

  • 250 g White Pasta, dry, use penne
  • 5 spray(s) Calorie controlled cooking spray
  • 4 rasher(s) (medium) Back Bacon, raw, cut into thin strips
  • 2 small Onion, red, sliced
  • 2 clove(s) Garlic, crushed

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  • 1 individual Chilli, Green or Red, de-seeded and diced
  • 2 can(s) (large) Tinned Tomatoes, chopped, (400g cans)
  • 2 tablespoons (level) Tomato Purèe
  • 2 tablespoons (level) Dried Basil, torn, plus extra to garnish
  • 1 pinch Salt, and black pepper, freshly ground

pasta recipe


Bring a large pan of water to the boil, add the Pasta Arrabiata and cook for 10–12 minutes or according to packet instructions. Drain and rinse thoroughly. Meanwhile, spray a large, non stick pan with the cooking spray. Add the bacon, onions, garlic and chilli and cook, stirring over a medium heat for 5 minutes until the onions have softened.

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Add the chopped tomatoes and tomato purée and cook for 5 minutes until thickened slightly. Add the basil and season. Add the drained pasta and stir to combine. Heat until piping hot then serve garnished with the extra basil leaves. -dailymail

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