Penne Arrabbiata Recipe

This arrabbiata recipe can be served over any type of pasta although traditionally it is seen as a penne arrabbiata or penne all'arrabbiata.

Arrabbiata literally translates as "angry" from Italian, and one can guess why as this chile sauce recipe is spicy!

Italian Traditional Arrabbiata Recipe

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Serves 4.


  • 1 box penne pasta
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 whole dried red chile peppers, chopped
  • 1 lb roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 sprigs fresh parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1-2 tsp salt

Arrabbiata Preparation Steps

Penne Arrabbiata Recipe

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