Mario Batali Heavenly Penne
¼ c olive oil
5 cloves of garlic roughly diced
Sm-med red onion quartered and thinly sliced
8oz. Good quality bacon or pancetta cut into 1” squares
1 ½ c. grape or cherry tomatoes halved
2/3 cup fresh flat leaf parsley roughly diced
2/3 cup shredded parmesan
2/3 cup shredded romano
1 lb penne
Boil penne till al-dente and reserve ½ cup of pasta water when draining.
In a large pot….add eye of newt…oh strike that….add olive oil over med heat
Saute Garlic and onion for a few…then add bacon…saute until bacon just starts browning and onions get soft
Add parsley and grape tomatoes for 4-5 more mins.
Add pasta to the pot of goodies along with cheeses and pasta water.
Mix together until the heavenly scent says eat!
Serve with nice bread and a bit of extra parm on the side~ oh…I recommend wine too J