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Pancetta Pasta

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Vincenzo’s Plate, a 30-something year old, food obsessed Italian living in Australia cooks traditional Italian meals with family and friends.
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This salty pancetta pasta dish uses just 3 ingredients in the sauce to create an explosion of flavours. Pancetta and tomato sauce form the perfect pairing to smother and colour the pasta spirals!

15MIN

Total Cooking Time

8

Ingredients
Vincenzo's Plate
Vincenzo’s Plate, a 30-something year old, food obsessed Italian living in Australia cooks traditional Italian meals with family and friends.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
4
Serves 4
1.1 lb
Fusilli Pasta
1 cup
Pancetta
2 handfuls
2 2/3 cups
Tomato Passata
1/3
Onion
to taste
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
to taste
20 3/4 cups
Water
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Directions

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Step 1
Boil the Water (20 3/4 cups) on the stove in a large pot.
Step 2
Chop up the Onion (1/3) , Fresh Basil (1 handful) , and Pancetta (1 cup) both into strips.
Step 3
Heat up 3 tablespoons of Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (to taste) in a fry pan on a medium heat. Add the onion and let simmer for a minute. Add the pancetta and sauté for a few minutes.
Step 4
Pour the Tomato Passata (2 2/3 cups) into the pan and stir using a wooden spoon. Add a sprinkle of salt and a handful of Fresh Basil (1 handful) and stir through once again. Leave to simmer on a low-medium heat for at least 15 minutes.
Step 5
Once the water has boiled in the large pot, add a sprinkle of Salt (to taste) and mix to help dissolve. Cook the Fusilli Pasta (1.1 lb) according to the packet instructions as the cooking time of all brands of dry pasta vary.
Step 6
Strain the pasta and add it to the pan with the sauce. Smother the pasta with the sauce using a wooden spoon.
Step 7
Serve and Enjoy!

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