Recipe from Наталья
Penne arrabbiata with a spicy tomato sauce
Cooking time: 45 min
Servings 1
The Italian word “Arrabbiata” is translated as “angry”, because of adding hot pepper to the recipe. The dish is juicy, cooked in a tomato sauce. Serve hot with your favorite glass of wine!


  • Penne pasta
    1 cups
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
    to taste
  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Canned tomatoes
    0,4 lbs.
  • Sweet red pepper
  • Olive oil
    1 tbsp.
  • Chili pepper
  • Basil
  • Dried thyme
    to taste
  • Sea salt, ground black pepper
    to taste

Nutrition facts per serving

  • Calories

    501 kcal

  • Protein

    17.9 g

  • Fat

    10.5 g

  • Carbohydrates

    82.1 g


  • Fill a pot with water, add salt. Cook penne until half cooked (see cooking time on the package). Drain the pasta in a colander. 

  • Peel onions and garlic, then cut into cubes.

  • Rinse sweet and Chili peppers (see how to cut hot pepper below) under running water. Remove the seeds, then cut into cubes.

  • Heat frying pan, pour in olive oil. Brown the chopped vegetables until they half cooked.

  • Finely chop the tomatoes and add to the frying pan. Simmer for about 20 minutes over low heat. The sauce must be thickened.

  • Rinse basil leaves under running water, then cut into strips. Add to the tomato sauce. Season with salt, dried thyme and pepper.

  • Transfer Penne pasta to the sauce. Simmer for about 3 minutes. Sprinkle with grated cheese before serving.

How to peel chili peppers?

  • Wear gloves and peel chili pepper, so you do not burn your skin. First rinse chili, then cut lengthwise with a sharp knife. Remove the seeds with a blade of knife. Then wash your knife and cutting board thoroughly. Do not touch your face and eyes while cutting.

Bon Appetit!

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