Pasta with Pancetta and Cherry Peppers

Pasta with Pancetta recipe from Laura Vitale

Simple yet decadent meal for staying home from Laura Vitale.

Pasta with Pancetta and Cherry Peppers
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Yummy authentic Italian dish!
Servings
4 people
Cook Time
45 minutes
Servings
4 people
Cook Time
45 minutes
Pasta with Pancetta and Cherry Peppers
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Yummy authentic Italian dish!
Servings
4 people
Cook Time
45 minutes
Servings
4 people
Cook Time
45 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Fill a large pot with water, add a pinch of salt and bring to a boil.
  2. In a large skillet with high sides, add the olive oil and preheat it over medium heat, add the pancetta and cook until the pancetta renderers it's fat and crisps up a bit, this will take around 5 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic, saute for an additional 2 minutes or until the garlic lightly browns.
  4. Add the tomato sauce, the Italian seasoning and sugar, give everything a nice stir bring the mixture up to a boil, reduce the heat to medium low. Partially cover the skillet with a lid and simmer for 25 minutes.
  5. About 10 minutes before the sauce is done cooking, the pasta water should be boiling, add the pasta, cook according to package instructions and drain well.
  6. Add the cherry peppers to the sauce along with a good pinch of salt and pepper, stir in the pasta, parsley and parmigiano.
Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy of Laura in the Kitchen and Hunt's (reposted with permission).

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16 Comments

  1. loriag
    December 9, 2016 / 4:02 pm

    This looks like a lovely meal to serve company.

  2. Heidi c.
    November 8, 2016 / 8:16 am

    I can’t handle peppers myself but my hubby would drool over this recipe.

  3. ivy pluchinsky
    May 17, 2016 / 11:38 am

    This sounds great!

  4. October 3, 2015 / 8:26 pm

    We are a pasta loving family and this recipe looks very pleasing.I am sure it will be a favorite in our house soon.Thank you.

  5. Krista M
    October 1, 2015 / 11:50 am

    Although I’m not sure I’ll like cherry peppers, I would definitely enjoy the sauce & pancetta is sooo good, I’ve never used it in a pasta dish before. Thanks!

  6. Anne Taylor
    September 27, 2015 / 2:54 pm

    This looks delicious! We all love pasta and this looks right up our alley! Thanks for the recipe!

  7. Cheryl
    September 10, 2015 / 9:15 am

    Looks delish!! Thanks for the recipe I must try πŸ™‚

  8. nicolthepickle
    June 10, 2015 / 1:52 pm

    This looks wonderful. Can you just buy pickled cherry peppers in the grocery store. What brand?

  9. loucheryl
    June 8, 2015 / 8:16 pm

    I’m trying to find cherry peppers at the grocery store to make this. πŸ™‚

  10. loucheryl
    May 24, 2015 / 7:11 pm

    I wish I had a plate of this right now. πŸ™‚

  11. Heidi c.
    February 23, 2015 / 8:34 am

    I have never heard of cherry peppers. I wonder how spicy they are?

  12. Treen Goodwin
    February 19, 2015 / 9:38 am

    This looks and sounds delish , thanks for sharing , i love Pasta , a must try for sure πŸ™‚

  13. Judy Cowan
    February 14, 2015 / 9:07 am

    Looks really tasty! We love pasta dishes, thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  14. kelly young
    February 13, 2015 / 10:45 pm

    oh i so should not be reading your blog so late this making me hungry. i have never had pasta with pancetta sounds so good thank you for sharing

  15. MrDisco
    February 13, 2015 / 10:41 pm

    this would probably freeze well too

  16. MrDisco
    February 11, 2015 / 10:04 pm

    that looks really good

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