Bucatini All’amatriciana


Bucatini all’amatriciana is a typical first course of Roman cuisine. This delicious pasta is seasoned with crispy pork cheek, red chili powder, and pecorino romano cheese. The recipe involves cooking the bucatini al dente and then mixing them with the guanciale condiment for an irresistible flavor. Bucatini all’amatriciana is served sprinkled with pecorino romano cheese shavings and is perfect for a tasty lunch or dinner.

Bucatini All'amatriciana

Total Time 30 minutes



  • In a large pan, put the olive oil and heat it over medium heat.
  • Add the guanciale cut into strips in the pan and brown it until it starts to melt and become crispy.
  • Add the red chili powder to the pan with the guanciale and mix well to distribute it evenly.
  • Meanwhile, bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook the bucatini according to the package instructions until al dente.
  • Drain the bucatini al dente and transfer them to the pan with the guanciale seasoning.
  • Mix the bucatini well with the guanciale seasoning to flavor them.
  • Serve the bucatini all'amatriciana sprinkled with pecorino romano shavings.
  • Enjoy hot and bon appétit!


Add sliced black olives for an extra touch of flavor.
Author: Tips4Food
Calories: 600kcal
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