N4 Amatriciana Sauce



Amatriciana Sauce
Region: Latium Qty for: 4
Time: 30 minutes Difficulty:easy

Streacky bacon: 70 g. (2 oz.) - just one slice
Ripe and firm tomatoes: 400 g. (14 oz.)
Garlic: 1 clove
Basil: 1 bunch
Extra-virgin olive oil: 2 table spoons
Salt and pepper



Cut the bacon in small cubes.
Briefly scald the tomatoes in a pot with boiling water; then dry and peel them, take away their seeds andwater and finally cut them roughly. Warm the olive oil with the chili and the peeled and slightly crunched garlic in a pan; add the bacon and brown until it goldens, mixing with a wooden spoon from time to time.
Add the tomatoes, adjust with salt and pepper and keep cooking for about 20 minutes, on an average fire, mixing from time to time. When all is cooked, add the washed and broken up basil.
The Amatriciana Sauce, coming from the town of Amatrice, in Latium, is a very special seasoning for underdone pasta courses, especially bucatini