Roman Pasta

Tamika Garrett


Me my husband were stationed in Italy. We were there for 3 years and while there I learned to make a lot of wonderful italian dishes. This one was one of my favorites while I was pregnant with my son. I substitued apple juice in place of the brandy. I hope you all enjoy this dish as much as my family enjoys it! Enjoy!

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28 oz
can chopped tomatoes
6 oz
chopped pancetta
1 medium
diced onion
1/2 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1 lb
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
1/2 c
grated romano cheese
1/2 c
cognac or brandy
4 Tbsp
butter, cold
hot peppers(optional)

How to Make Roman Pasta


  • 1Saute the onion in the olive oil and butter.
  • 2Add the pancetta and pepper(optional) and saute until brown.
  • 3Add the cognac and diced tomatoes with their juice. Cook over medium heat with the lid slighty open for about 45 minutes.
  • 4Cook spaghetti according to the package directions and drain.
  • 5Combine the pasta, cheeses, and half of the sauce in a bowl and serve hot. Top each portion with additional sauce.

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About Roman Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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