Simple Arrabbiata Sauce

Simple Arrabbiata Sauce

Rick Ogg 0

"Simple and spicy, with an incredible flavor."


45 m servings 148 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 148 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.5g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 907 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan, combine tomatoes, olive oil, and red pepper flakes. Simmer 30 to 40 minutes, or until sauce is thickened. Stir in garlic, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in basil, salt and pepper.
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  1. 71 Ratings


A simple and delicious sauce to make. The only recommendation I would make is that you use a hand blender to give the sauce a smoother consistency. Other than that, it couldn't be better.

By cooking this over a long slow simmer (very very low heat) helps to bring up the spicyness, but you can really speed up the proccess, by turning up the heat. Bring sauce to a fast simmer for 1...

This was quick, easy and YUMMY!!! I would recommend cutting the red pepper flakes in half unless you like it super spicy!! I found the full amount called for to be a bit much. Overall though, ...

This was delicious and really, really easy. I added a tad more hot pepper and just a splash of red wine. My husband and I loved this and will definitely make it again.

This was pretty simple to make and for a recipe that calls for only a handful of ingrediens, tasted better than I thought it would. However it tasted a bit too tomatoey and still could use a fe...

Very quick and easy to make and the flavors were good considering it was canned tomatoes.

Simple is right and quite tasty....I love red pepper flakes....didnt change a thing. Used for Fabulous Zucchini Grinders from this site. Thanks!

I made this as written, and it was not to my liking. It was very acidic and bland. First thing, it needed sugar - something to tone down the acidic taste. I added about 1.5 tsp, and that was...

wow this was so simple! i added an extra clove of garlic. great for a summer night when you don't want to be in the hot kitchen for too long ;)