Penne Arrabiata

Boiled penne pasta tossed in tangy arrabiata sauce This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Penne Arrabiata

Main Ingredients Penne pasta, Olive oil
Cuisine Italian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Penne Arrabiata

  • 2 cups Penne pasta , boiled
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic , chopped
  • 1 medium Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups Tomato concasse
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli flakes
  • a pinch Castor sugar
  • 3-4 Basil leaves
  • 4-5 Black olives , pitted and sliced
  • 10 grams Parmesan cheese
  • to garnish Fresh basil sprig
  • to serve Garlic bread slices


  1. Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and onion, mix and sauté till onion turns a light brown and raw smells disappear.
  2. Add tomato concasse, mix and sautefor 1 minute. Add salt, mix and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add pasta, crushed peppercorns and chilli flakes, mix and cook for 1 minute. Add castor sugar and adjust salt, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes. Tear basil leaves and add and mix well.
  4. Transfer thepasta into a serving bowl. Put black olive slices and garnish with parmesan shavings and basil sprig.
  5. Serve hot with garlic bread slices.