The Best Salsa All’Amatriciana Recipe For Pasta


Ingredients For Salsa All’Amatriciana Recipe

2 tablespoons olive oil

6 oz pancetta or bacon, diced

1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, minced

Pinch of dried crushed red pepper flakes

2 spicy Italian sausages, with the sausage casings removed

1-28 oz can of diced tomatoes, plus a half can of water if the sauce is too thick

1/2 teaspoon salt, or more to taste

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste

1/4 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese


Cooking Directions For Salsa All’Amatriciana

  1. In a large, heavy skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the pancetta and sauté until golden brown, about 8 minutes.
  2. Add the onions and garlic and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes. Next add your sausage meat, breaking it up with a wooden spoon.
  3. Add the red pepper flakes and sauté for another 30 seconds. Stir in the crushed tomatoes, water if necessary, and the salt and pepper.
  4. Simmer, uncovered, over medium low heat until the sauce thickens slightly and the flavours blend. Season with salt and pepper as necessary.

Serve on top your favourite pasta, with some grated Romano cheese and fresh basil!


The Best Wine Pairings For Salsa All’Amatricana & Pasta

Wondering which wine pair best with a delicious bowl of pasta topped with Salsa All’Amatricana? This tasty Italian dish pairs perfectly with Lodola Nuova Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.

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