Baked Penne Amatriciana

Made with Perfect Italiano™ Perfect Bakes



Preparation Time:

10 minutes

Cooking Time:

40 minutes


  • 400g penne pasta
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 200 ml red wine
  • 2 cans of 400g diced tomatoes
  • Salt and Pepper
  • ½ pack Perfect Italiano Perfect Bakes cheese


  1. Cook the pasta in salted boiling water. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil over a medium heat. Add the bacon and cook until browned.
  3. Reduce the heat to low, add the onion, and cook for another 5 min or until soft. Add the garlic and continue to cook for 2 min. Pour in the wine and reduce. Add the tomatoes, season with salt and pepper, and simmer for 20 min until the sauce thickens.
  4. Stir in the penne. Transfer to a large baking dish and sprinkle over the Perfect Italiano Perfect Bakes cheese.
  5. Bake in pre-heated oven at 200°C until cheese melts golden brown.