Spaghetti amatriciana
Ingredients for 4 servings:
400 gr spaghetti
100 gr guanciale (hog jawl) or bacon
350 gr ripe tomatoes
Grated pecorino cheese
Red hot chili pepper
Extra virgin olive oil
Spaghetti amatriciana
hop the guanciale into very small cubes.
Peel tomatoes and remove seeds and chop.
Put the guanciale in a pan with one red hot chili pepper and half glass of oil; fry slightly. Once the guanciale is well cooked remove from the pan and take aside.
Put tomatoes in the pan; salt, pepper and cook for about 15 minutes; then remove the red hot chili pepper.
In the meantime, boil abundant salted water and cook spaghetti; drain al dente (underdone) and place on a hot serving plate.
Season with the tomatoe gravy, the crispy guanciale little cubes, grated pecorino and serve.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: easy

Chef's advice
If you like you can use Parmesan instead of Pecorino; you can also substitute spaghetti with bucatini.
The suggested wine is Janare Cru Aglianico Lùcchero (red).
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