Arrabiata Sauce

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Literally means "angry". This is a spicy sauce with crushed red pepper flakes. Traditionally served over penne rigate, but use your favorite cooked pasta.

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15 Min
20 Min
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1 tsp
olive oil
1 c
chopped yellow onion
4 clove
garlic, minced
3/8 c
red wine
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil
1 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
2 Tbsp
tomato paste
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/2 tsp
italian seasoning
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
2 can(s)
(14.5 oz each) crushed tomatoes, undrained
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh parsley

How to Make Arrabiata Sauce


  • 1Heat oil in a large skillet or saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic in oil for 5 minutes.
  • 2Stir in wine, sugar, basil, red pepper flakes, tomato paste, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, black pepper and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer uncovered about 15 minutes.
  • 3Stir in parsley.
  • 4Serve over the hot cooked pasta of your choice.

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About Arrabiata Sauce

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Italian

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