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Penne arrabiata

The simple things are often the best.

Fresh, spicy arrabiata is one of the classic Italian pasta sauces. You can add some chopped salami to spice things up even more if you like.

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1.Heat oil in a frying pan over low heat; cook chillies, garlic and basil, stirring for 2 minutes or until chilli softens. Add crushed tomatoes; increase heat to medium, simmer for 10 minutes or until thickened slightly. Season.
2.Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water until tender; drain, reserving ¼ cup cooking water. Stir pasta and parmesan into tomato mixture. Add enough reserved cooking water to coat the pasta.
3.Serve topped with extra parmesan and 1 tablespoon small fresh basil leaves.

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