Classic Arrabbiata Sauce

Classic Arrabbiata Sauce


408 people made this

About this recipe: A quick and easy pasta sauce with a kick. Tomatoes are simmered with garlic, red wine, herbs and crushed chillies. Perfect served over penne pasta.


Serves: 6 

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 160g chopped onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 90ml red wine
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed chillies
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 (400g) tins chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic in oil for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in wine, sugar, basil, crushed chillies, tomato puree, lemon juice, Italian herb seasoning, black pepper and tomatoes; bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer uncovered about 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in parsley. Ladle over the hot cooked pasta of your choice.

Recently viewed

Reviews (1)


Tasty and easy-to-prepare sauce, will make this again! - 21 Apr 2012

Write a review

Click on stars to rate