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To begin with this particular recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can have pasta all’amatriciana using 13 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.
The ingredients needed to make Pasta all’Amatriciana:
- Make ready 1 tbsp olive oil
- Take 150-175 g unsmoked bacon, cut into ribbons
- Get 1-2 onions, sliced
- Make ready 3 cloves garlic, chopped
- Make ready 1 fresh red chili, chopped
- Take 1 (400 g) tin chopped tomatoes
- Make ready 1 tbsp tomato purée
- Take 1 dried bay leaf
- Take 1/2 tsp dried oregano
- Take Salt & black pepper
- Prepare 200 g pasta of your choice
- Get Knob butter
- Take Parmesan cheese, grated
Spaghetti all'Amatriciana This is a flawless version of the Italian pasta classic, which uses a slow-simmered tomato sauce infused with lots of bacon. Add drained pasta to sauce in skillet and toss vigorously with tongs to coat. You will not cook the pasta all the way as you will finish it in the pan with the sauce. Drop the pasta into the boiling water to start the cooking process.
Instructions to make Pasta all’Amatriciana:
- In a dry frying pan and cook the bacon on a medium heat to remove excess salt. Set the bacon aside on kitchen towel and wipe the frying pan clean.
- Heat the olive oil in the frying pan and cook the bacon until beginning to crisp. Set the bacon aside on fresh kitchen towel.
- Add the onion to the pan and fry gently for 2 minutes. Only stir if necessary to avoid sticking.
- Add garlic and fry for a further minute, the add the chili, tomatoes, tomato purée, bay leaf and oregano, stirring gently but thoroughly and cook on a medium heat for 10 minutes. Half-fill the tomato tin with cold water, swirl it around and add. Return the bacon to the pan, stir thoroughly and cook for a further 10 minutes. Remove and discard the bay leaf. Taste and season as wished. If you want a slightly more liquidy sauce, add a little of the pasta water before you drain it (Step 5 below).
- Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to instructions, drain in a colander and toss the butter in. Serve immediately onto warmed pasta dishes, cover the pasta with the sauce and sprinkle with Parmesan.
You will not cook the pasta all the way as you will finish it in the pan with the sauce. Drop the pasta into the boiling water to start the cooking process. Meanwhile, in a saute pan heat some oil. Cook over high heat, stirring and tossing rapidly, until pasta is al dente and sauce has thickened and begins to coat noodles. Remove from heat, add cheese, and stir rapidly to incorporate.
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