[WATCH] Penne all’Arrabiata

Penne all'Arrabiata is perfect this time of year with sun kissed tomatoes 

Penne all’Arrabiata is a simple meal that's great all year round
Penne all’Arrabiata is a simple meal that's great all year round

This recipe is so simple and at its best at this time of year when the tomatoes have been gently flavoured by the sunshine.

Penne all’Arrabiata


  • 500g penne
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 whole chilli, chopped
  • ½ glass white wine
  • 500g tomatoes, peeled and halved
  • 2 tbsp kunserva
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Fry the garlic and chilli until fragrant.
  2. Add the wine and allow to simmer until the alcohol has cooked off.
  3. Add the tomatoes and break up with a wooden spoon.
  4. Add the kunserva and sugar and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Allow cook until the sauce is thick.
  6. Boil the penne is salted water until al dente.
  7. Add the pasta to the sauce with a little bit of the water from the pasta.
  8. Add the fresh basil and the Parmesan shavings and serve immediately.

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