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Penne All'Arrabbiata Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne all'arrabbiata recipe? Learn how to make Penne all'arrabbiata using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ajskm7

Makes 8 servings



Firstly, this fiery dish gains its name arrabbiata (angry) because of the use of chilli. When preparing this angry dish, feel free to use as much chilli as you want, it is up to you and to your mouth, to make it angry or very angry! This is a recipe that has its origin in the central part of Italy, more precisely, it belongs to the Roman cooking tradition. As you can imagine, in Italy there are many versions of it because of the different regional cooking traditions that influence this famous dish; some are so adventurous that they have nothing to do with a proper arrabbiata (like the use of cream or anchovies). I believe the best arrabbiata is in its minimalist form and I believe that an arrabbiata should not contain pork meat (usually bacon) because otherwise we would trespass on another famous Roman dish, the ?Bucatini all?amatriciana?, which rightly requires pork meat. The arrabbiata, in its simple way, is an aglio, oglio e peperoncino with the adding of chopped tomatoes, where fresh top quality ingredients should be used. Also, the adding of Parmesan or Pecorino Romano cheese is not recommended because it would overwhelm the typical flavour of this dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Penne all'arrabbiata

24 oz penne pasta
3 1/2 oz Extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)
3 red chili pepper (roughly chopped)
1 lbs tomato, chopped
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
1 dash of salt

Recipe Directions for Penne all'arrabbiata

  1. Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan (medium heat) and add the chopped ingredients (garlic/chilli) into the pan.

  2. Sauté for a couple of minutes or until the garlic becomes golden in colour.

  3. When the garlic has turned to golden, add the chopped tomatoes.

  4. Stir for a few seconds.

  5. Season with salt.

  6. Stir again for few seconds.

  7. Now, cook on medium/low heat for about 20-25 minutes, to reduce the sauce. After this time the sauce will be ready.

  8. A few minutes before the arrabbiata sauce is ready, boil your pasta and when the pasta is cooked al dente, drain it and add it into the pan containing the sauce.

  9. Stir for few seconds to coat the pasta with the sauce. Do this when the pan is still on the heat.

  10. Then, sprinkle with chopped parsley.

  11. Give a quick stir and serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 157.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
367
Calories from Fat
131
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.5g
22%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
62mg
21%
Sodium
46mg
2%
Potassium
304mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
49.3g
16%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
10.3g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 2% Iron 18%
* 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
B-
  Good points
  • Very low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in thiamin
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