Penne With Onion, Red Bell Peppers and Tomatoes

MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 1/3 cup of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add pancetta and cook, stirring, until golden, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • With a slotted spoon transfer pancetta to a plate.
  • Place skillet back on medium heat.
  • Add onion, cook, stirring, 2 to 3 minutes then add peppers.
  • Cook, stirring, until peppers begin to color and soften, 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Return pancetta to skillet, add tomatoes and season with salt and pepper.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until peppers are tender and juices in skillet have thickened, 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Add a little water or broth if juices should reduce too much.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning and turn heat off. Makes 2 and 1/2 to 3 cups of sauce.
  • Cook pasta in plenty of salted boiling water until 'al dente'.
  • Put skillet back on medium heat.
  • Add remaining olive oil.
  • Stir to blend.
  • Drain pasta and add to skillet with sauce.
  • Season lightly with salt.
  • Mix quickly over low heat until pasta and sauce are well combined.
  • Taste, adjust seasoning and serve.
  • That's it!
Advertisement