Rigatoni all'amatriciana (rigatoni with pance

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ pounds Rigatoni
1 large Onion; finely chopped
1 clove Garlic; chopped
2 ounces Pancetta bacon
\N \N Extra virgin olive oil
1½ cup Italian tomatoes canned, peeled, hand broken
\N \N Parmigiano-Reggiano freshly grated
\N \N Fresh ground black pepper

Cut pancetta bacon into very fine julienne strips. In a large skillet, saute the onion in oil over medium heat until it starts to become transparent. Add the pancetta and fry gently until the onion is golden brown and the pancetta transparent. Add the tomatoes, salt and pepper, and cook over high heat for 10 minutes. Meanwhile cook the pasta uncovered in boiling salted water, stirring occasionally with a plastic or wooden fork. For cooking time, see package instructions.

When the pasta is ready, drain in a colander, then add to the sauce over low heat. Mix gently, top with cheese and serve immediately.

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