• Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minute
  • Yield: 4 servings
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  • 1 pound Alessi Organic Pasta (short cuts like Penne, Mezzi Paccheri or Rigatoni)
  • 1 tablespoon Alessi Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 8 ounces bacon
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Alessi Garlic PureeAdd
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 28oz can Alessi Crushed TomatoesAdd
  • Alessi Sea Salt and Ground Black Pepper, to taste
  • grated Parmesan cheese, to taste


Cook pasta according to package directions.

In a large sauté pan over medium heat add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Cook bacon in oil until crispy, remove bacon from heat and crumble. Cook onion in bacon grease until soft and translucent. Add garlic puree and pepper flakes and cook for 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Add bacon back into the pan and season with salt and pepper.

Combine pasta with sauce and toss to coat. Serve with grated Parmesan.