Italian Arrabiata Recipe (Spicy Tomato Pasta Sauce)



• 2 tbsp olive oill 25 mL

• 1 onion, finely chopped

• 3 garlic cloves, minced

• 1/2 tsp hot pepper flakes or (2 whole halapeno peppers-diced)

• 1 can (28 oz/796 mL) italian tomatoes

• 2 tbsp tomato 25 mL

• 4 cups penne 1 L (choice)

• 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley 50 mL


1• In a shallow saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook 5 minutes, or until soft and gold. Stir in garlic and hot pepper flakes; cook 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and tomato paste, stirring to combine.

2• Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer 30 minutes, or until sauce thickens.

3• Meanwhile, in a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook pasta 8-10 minutes, or until tender but firm.

4• Drain pasta and toss with tomato sauce and parsley. Serve immediately.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Makes 4-6 servings

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