44 Reviews

WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL! I am so glad I discovered this dish. I followed your instructions exactly except I used organic whole wheat Penne Rigate. The sauce is superb! I served it as you suggested with a green salad, and a bottle of Merlot wine (what else?!?!!) Thank you for sharing. :-)

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Merlot September 24, 2002

This is as close to a true Italian pasta as I have had in the U.S. It is a robust, flavorful dish that is filling but not heavy. Goes great with a red wine!

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Dan'l June 12, 2002

Excellent recipe! The sauce was great and enjoyed by even my finicky DH. Next time I might add some green pepper for more colour and texture.

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Kate in Ontario October 01, 2002

Fantastic pasta recipe - it does indeed have a very "authentic" feel to it. Only change was to sub a can of tomato sauce for one of the cans of tomatoes as we don't like things too chunky - superb!

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LorenLou March 18, 2008

I substituted pepperoni for the salami and this was just wonderful. My entire family enjoyed it. Definitely a repeater in my house.

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Bogey'sMom April 20, 2004

Bravo Bev! We loved this dish. The flavor is robust and it is quick and easy to make for dinner. Went wonderfully with garlic bread and red wine! A keeper for sure! Thanks for sharing.

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Judith N. April 15, 2004

So I.. used more chili (besides the chili flakes, I added a sliced dried red chili), added some extra passata and added a dash of oregano in while simmering. Awesome awesome taste! Thank you for this recipe!

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Diana B. May 12, 2015

It was ok, based on the reviews I was expecting something amazing, but I was disappointed my husband thought it was just ok. Maybe I did something wrong, which I don't believe so because I followed exact directions

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ricadri November 16, 2012

This is an OMG recipe! I have had it in my collection for several years and never tried it.
I bought the genoa salami today and had all of the other ingredients and we had a wonderful meal of arrabbiata, caprese salad and homemade rolls-yum!
Thanks Bev for another great recipe, my husband loved it and I didn't change a thing on the recipe. Carole in Orlando

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carole in orlando August 10, 2012
Penne All' Arrabbiata