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Penne With Tomato Sauce

Tasty Team
December 06, 2022
Penne With Tomato Sauce


for 4 servings

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ medium onion, finely diced
  • ½ teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 14 oz crushed tomato (395 g), 1 can
  • salt, to taste
  • ½ lb penne pasta (225 g)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 197
  • Fat 7g
  • Carbs 28g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Protein 5g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Heat a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add the olive oil and onion, and cook until the onion is translucent, 8-10 minutes.
  2. Add the chile flakes and garlic, and cook for another 2 minutes, until fragrant. Stir in tomatoes and simmer uncovered for 20 minutes.
  3. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Save ½ cup (120 ml) of pasta water, then drain.
  4. Add the drained pasta to the sauce. Stir well, adding a little pasta water if needed to loosen the sauce. Season with salt to taste.
  5. Enjoy!
Penne With Tomato Sauce