Bill Nighy – Arrabiata Sauce

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  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed and minced
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ C. Red wine
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 2 tbs fresh chopped basil
  • 2 tbs tomato paste
  • 1-28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1-28 oz can diced or chopped tomatoes
  • Salt to taste (1/2 tsp kosher salt)
  • 2 tbs fresh chopped parsley for garnish
  • ½ C. grated cheese for topping (parmesan or pecorino romano)
  • Penne pasta



In a sauce pan or very deep skillet, soften onions in olive oil over medium high heat (about 5 minutes).

Add garlic and red pepper flakes and continue cooking about 2 minutes.

Add wine, sugar basil and tomato paste to sauce pan.

Stir while cooking for about a minute.

Add tomatoes and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce to simmer. Simmer 20 to 30 minutes.

Serve over penne pasta with a sprinkling of parsley and grated cheese.


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