Penne with Pancetta

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Originates from Spoodles at Disney's Boardwalk Resort, Orlando, Florida. Adapted for my family's taste.

Top Review by boogerino

Sounds like an Amatriciana Sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Over medium heat, fry pancetta in hot oil in a large pot until crisp; transfer pancetta to papertowel lined plates to let drain.
  2. Reserve 1 tablespoon drippings in the pot.
  3. Saute onions in drippings for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add in garlic and cook/stir for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add in tomatoes, salt, and peppers; stir to combine.
  6. Cook, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes or until thickened.
  7. Add penne; stir and cook until heated through.
  8. Sprinkle with pancetta.
  9. Sprinkle with Romano or Parmesan cheese.

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