Basic Penne Arrabbiata

Basic Penne Arrabbiata

This is the recipe for easy, simple and basic penne arrabbiata. It requires only basic ingredients. You don't need to sprinkle grated cheese when you eat.

Ingredients: 2 servings

180-200 g
Garlic (finely chopped)
1 clove
Olive oil
a little
Red chili pepper (tear into pieces)
Parsley (finely chopped)
a little
to taste
Canned whole tomatoes (diced are easier to use)
to taste


1. Boil penne with plenty of water. (Details omitted).
2. Heat olive oil in a pan, and add garlic, parsley and red chili pepper.
3. When garlic becomes golden brown, add canned whole tomatoes (diced are easier to use) and simmer.
4. Taste and add salt, if needed. Simmer for 5-6 minutes. Add pasta water to the sauce, if it thickens too much.
5. Add cooked penne. Drizzle olive oil, and mix penne and sauce well.
6. Serve on a plate. Enjoy it piping hot.

Story Behind this Recipe

This penne arrabbiata is a very common family meal in Italy. This is a very basic recipe. It is very tasty and easy to cook as it is, so try it out.