Friday, August 27, 2010
Taglierini Alla Chitarra
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 onion, sliced thinly
7 oz. Pancetta, cut into julienne strips (found packaged in deli meat section of Kroger)
28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
¼ cup small fresh basil leaves, chopped
3 oz. pecorino cheese (found near fancy cheeses in deli at Kroger)
fresh Parmesan cheese (wedge)...optional
Pasta of your choice (angel hair is nice)
Heat oil in saucepan over moderate heat, add the onion and pancetta and brown for 10 minutes. Add the tomatoes and simmer, covered, over very low heat for 1 hour. Just before removing sauce from heat, add the basil and a good pinch of pepper. Serve over cooked pasta and sprinkle with **grated Pecorino or fresh parmesan cheese.
Serve with your favorite baguette bread and a nice red wine for an extra special easy, lovely meal!