Penne Pasta in Arrabiata Sauce
There\'s nothing quite like a slightly spicy pasta sauce made with fresh Italian herbs
In a pot of boiling water, put all the tomatoes, for about 2 minutes, then take out and peel the skin off. Chop the tomatoes and set aside
In a heated pan with a splash of oil, add onion and fry it until the colour changes. Add the garlic and fry until soft then stir in the tomatoes before adding chilli pepper and seasoning to taste, cover and simmer for about half hour over low heat. While simmering, prepare the pasta either by steaming or boiling until al-dente.
Add chopped, basil, parsley and oregano to the sauce and stir to let the herbs soak in. Spoon in the boiled pasta and top with parmesan cheese. Serve hot.
500 g Penne Pasta Steam or oil until al-dente
½ kg Ripe Tomatoes cut a cross in the bottom to make peeling easier after soaking
1 handful Fresh Basil chopped
1 handful Fresh Parsley chopped
1 handful Dried Oregano
3-5 fresh Chilli peppers chopped
1 whole Garlic crushed
1 lge Onion finely chopped or puréed
2 tbsp Olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Grated parmisan cheese for topping