Penne with Pomodoro Sauce Recipe

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Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Teaspoon, minced
 Plum tomatoes1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped (Or Any Other)
 Fresh basil/1/2 teaspoon dried basil1 Tablespoon, minced
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Penne8 Ounce
 Pancetta3 Ounce, chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
 Dried oregano1⁄2 Teaspoon
 White wine2 Tablespoon
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Parmesan cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 484 Calories from Fat 254

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44%

Saturated Fat 12.3 g61.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 49.5 mg

Sodium 567.6 mg23.7%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 13 g26.6%

Vitamin A 45.1% Vitamin C 16.6%

Calcium 12.1% Iron 10.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Cook the penne pasta al dente for about 10 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
2) In a skillet, heat oil and saute garlic for a minute over medium flame. Add in the tomatoes and basil and cook for 10 minutes. Season the mixture with salt and pepper.
3) In a skillet, heat oil over medium flame and cook the pancetta along with garlic and oregano until the pancetta turns golden brown.
4) Pour in the wine, add tomato sauce and cook for another 3 minutes. Lastly, add in butter.
5) Add in the pasta into the sauce and toss it well mixed.

6) Serve hot.