Penne in a Hot Pepper Sauce Recipe


  • 12 oz penne (pasta)
  • 1 lb ripe tomatoes
  • 1 oz butter
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 or 3 cloves of garlic
  • 4 oz streaky bacon
  • 2 or 3 chilli peppers
  • 2 oz grated mature cheddar


  1. Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling, salted water, until just tender.
  2. Drop the tomatoes into boiling water and then skin.  Chop up roughly
  3. Peel and chop the onion, finely dice the peppers (watch your eyes), peel and crush the garlic. Heat the butter in a pan and lightly fry together. Chop the bacon and add to the pan and continue frying for a minute or two.
  4. Add the tomatoes and continue cooking, adding about half of the cheese.
  5. Drain the penne and turn into a hot serving dish.
  6. Stir the sauce into the penne and serve.
  7. Put the remaining grated cheese into a bowl and pass around to be added on top.

Serves 4.

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