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Arrabbiata Pasta Sauce

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 Servings


  • 6 Calabrian chilis Chopped fine
  • 4 Cloves Fresh garlic Medium chop
  • 28 oz Whole peeled tomatoes 1 large can. Lightly crush with potato masher.
  • 1.5 Tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp Crushed red pepper flakes More or less is optional. To taste.
  • 4 oz Pancetta Cubed and fried until crispy. Optional.
  • 6 leaves Fresh basil


  • Prep chilis, garlic, and tomatoes as directed
  • Heat oil until shimmering. Add garlic and stir until fragrant. About 1 minute.
  • Add chilies. Cook for another minute, stirring.
  • Add tomatoes and stir. Cook sauce for 5-10 minutes as desired.
  • Stir in pancetta and fresh basil. Remove from heat.
  • Add pasta of choice, toss to coat. Serve immediately.