Perciatelli All'amatricianna

Recipe by MTDavids

Light, fresh tasting, simple, and really GOOD. Reminds me of a wonderful dish I had in Sicily (the name escapes me because of a rapidly advancing case of CRS). Got this recipe from Redbook Magazine. Please go to the trouble of finding both types of canned tomato. It makes a difference in the result. We have served this at dinner parties, and it is always a smash hit.

Top Review by alsgalny

We loved it! I"ll be making this alot. We also visited Sicily. Beautiful place, great food! Thanks

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil for the pasta.
  2. Cook pasta al dente. Drain and set aside, saving 1/2 cup of pasta water.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large deep skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add onion, garlic, pepper flakes, and bacon to the skillet.
  5. Saute until bacon is cooked and onion is tender.
  6. Pour wine and drained tomato into the skillet and bring to a boil.
  7. Lower heat and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  8. Add pasta to the sauce and simmer over medium heat 1 minute until pasta is well coated.
  9. Add 1/3 cup grated parmesan and pasta water and toss well.
  10. Serve hot with additional parmesan on the side.
  11. Serve with good French or Italian garlic bread.

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