Bacon, Chili and Pecorino Spaghetti  (Pasta Alla Gricia)

Bacon, Chili and Pecorino Spaghetti (Pasta Alla Gricia)

  • Preparation 20 min
  • Cooking 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Ingredients

    • ¾ lb (340 g) spaghetti
    • ¼ lb (115 g) bacon or guanciale (see note), chopped
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil
    • 1 garlic clove, chopped
    • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
    • ½ cup (125 ml) white wine
    • 1 ½ cups (105 g) Pecorino cheese, grated (or Parmesan cheese)

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

Pasta alla gricia is a traditional dish from the Lazio region of Italy. It is typically made with guanciale (cheek bacon) and pecorino cheese, but we’re proposing a version with products that are more easily found in our grocery stores: bacon and Parmesan cheese.

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