Olive Garden Pasta Amatriciana

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe is from the files of Riserva di Fizzano and the Rocca delle Macie Winery – Olive Garden’s Italian Partners.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat bacon in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Cook until bacon renders its fat and begins to brown. Stir in crushed red pepper and cook 1 minute. Add tomato sauce and bring to a boil.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup of cooking liquid. Return pasta to pot.
  3. Add bacon/tomato sauce mixture and reserved pasta cooking liquid to pot. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Stir in grated cheeses and basil.
  4. Toss to mix and serve immediately.
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Loved this recipe. Had to substitute swiss for romano as that is all I had on hand, but this was still a very yummy recipe.

ChefJen #306542 January 27, 2009