Bucatini all’Amatriciana Recipe


  • 4 oz pancetta diced
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 28 oz can whole tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 12 oz bucatini or spaghetti/linguine


  1. Crush whole tomatoes by hand.
  2. Cook pancetta in a pan over medium heat until crisp.
  3. Add onions and cook 2-3 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant. Add tomatoes with juices, water, pepper flakes and salt to taste. Simmer 15-20 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta, reserving 1 cup of pasta water.
  5. Add pasta to sauce, stirring in pasta water as needed to reach desired consistency.
  6. Add cheese and parsley and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 343

Carbohydrates: 50g

Protein: 13g

Fat: 10g

Saturated Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 16mg

Sodium: 413mg

Potassium: 447mg

Fiber: 4g

Sugar: 6g

Vitamin A: 360IU

Vitamin C: 16mg

Calcium: 127mg

Iron: 2mg

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