Tomato Sauce with Pancetta and Red Wine

Dried chillies add spice to David Massey's pancetta and red wine pasta sauce
By David Massey
Tomato Sauce with Pancetta and Red Wine
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 250 g pancetta, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 dried chillies, flaked
  • 150 ml red wine
  • 500 ml basic tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp chopped oregano

To serve

  • penne
  • parmesan, grated

Method

1. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and fry the pancetta with the dried chillies until crisp.

2. Pour in the red wine and reduce by half, before stirring in the tomato sauce and oregano.

3. Season to taste, simmer for 5 minutes and serve with penne and grated Parmesan.

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