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Spaghetti Amatriciana

  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    25 MINS
  • KCals 395
  • Carbs 65G
  • WW Points:
  • 9 Green
  • 9 Blue
  • 9 Purple
4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 325 g spaghetti
  • 400 g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 100 g bacon medallions
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 15 g Pecorino cheese finely grated
  • pinch of granulated sweetener or sugar
  • low calorie cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Spray a pan with low calorie cooking spray.

  2. Sauté the bacon and onions over a medium heat for 10-15 minutes, until the bacon crisps and the onions soften and caramelise.

  3. Stir in the chilli flakes and tomato puree and cook for 30 seconds.

  4. Add the tomatoes and Worcestershire sauce, stir and increase the heat until the sauce bubbles.

  5. Reduce the heat and allow to gently simmer for 15 minutes.

  6. Meanwhile, bring a pan of salted water to the boil and cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions, usually between 9-12 minutes.

  7. When cooked, drain the spaghetti and add to the pan of sauce. Stir to coat the spaghetti well.

  8. Divide into 4 pasta bowls and top with a sprinkling of grated Pecorino and some freshly ground black pepper.