Pasta Amatriciana Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Uncooked rigatoni1⁄2 Pound
 Ripe tomatoes6 Large
 Bacon strips1⁄4 Pound
 Crushed red pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Basil1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Sugar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 440 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g25.7%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g32.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 19.7 mg

Sodium 944.8 mg39.4%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g17.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.2%

Sugars 9.9 g

Protein 18 g35.2%

Vitamin A 46.9% Vitamin C 58%

Calcium 11.5% Iron 10.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Cook rigatoni in 3-quart Sauce Pan following package directions; drain; peel, seed and coarsely chop tomatoes.
2. Cook bacon in 10-inch Straight-Sided Fry Pan over medium heat until lightly browned; pour off all but 2 tablespoons fat; add tomatoes, red pepper, basil, salt, sugar, pepper; bring to boil; cover; reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes.
3. Remove cover; continue simmering another 10 minutes; serve over rigatoni; sprinkle with Parmesan. Makes 4 servings