Amatriciana Recipe

Looking for an easy Amatriciana recipe? Learn how to make Amatriciana using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by october_rain08

Makes 5 servings



"This is a classic Italian pasta dish. Use fresh basil when it's in season at other times use fresh flat-leaf parsley."

Recipe Ingredients for Amatriciana

1 oz bacon, diced (4 slices)
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
29 ounce stewed tomatoes
1 pound pasta
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Amatriciana

  1. Cook diced bacon in a large saucepan over medium high heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Drain all but 2 tablespoons of drippings from the pan.

  2. Add onions, and cook over medium heat about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic and red pepper flakes; cook 30 seconds. Add canned tomatoes, undrained; simmer 10 minutes, breaking up tomatoes.

  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pot of 4 quarts boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.

  4. Stir basil into the sauce, and then toss with cooked pasta. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 275.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
336
Calories from Fat
48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.3g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
74mg
25%
Sodium
194mg
8%
Potassium
609mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
57.5g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
14.7g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 6% Iron 20%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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