Recipe Pairing: Spicy Arrabiata Sauce with Evolution Lucky No. 9 White
Here is a fun, spicy recipe for pasta sauce that you can adjust to your heat preference simply by increasing or decreasing the amount of red chili flake you use in your version! Once prepared, use this sauce with your favorite noodle. Keep it simple, toss in your favorite seasonal vegetables, or add the meat of your choosing. This recipe is versatile, flavorful and easy to make in a pinch! I love to pair this spicy pasta sauce with our Evolution Lucky No. 9 White.
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 onions, chopped
- 1 ea 26 ounce can chopped tomatoes
- 1 Tbsp red chile flakes
- 2 tsp dried Italian herbs
- 1/2 bunch fresh basil, plus more to garnish, chopped
- Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and heat until the oil starts to shimmer. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add the garlic and continue cooking, stirring frequently, until fragrant (about 1 to 2 minutes.) Add the chopped tomatoes, red chile flakes, Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the chopped basil. Adjust seasoning with salt and freshly cracked black pepper.