Spicy Bacon Tomato Spaghetti


Ingredients (Portion for 4)

Ingredients A:

  • 750g Parmesan Cheese or Pecorino Cheese

Ingredient B:

  • 30g Onions
  • 1 Red Chilli Pepper
  • 30g Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 140g Bacon, chopped
  • 50g Dry White Wine
  • 425g Canned Tomato Sauce (Diced/ Crushed)
  • 1 teaspoon of Salt, to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon of pepper, to taste

Ingredients C:

  • 1200g water
  • 1 teaspoon of Salt
  • 320g Bucatini or Spaghetti


  1. Put Ingredient A into TM Bowl, 10s/ speed 9, set the cheese aside in a separate bowl
  2. Put Onions and Chilli Pepper into TM Bowl to blend, 5s/ speed 7.
  3. Add Bacon and Extra Virgin Olive Oil in to saute, 4 mins/ 120oC/  counterclock image /Speed 1
  4. Pour the Dry White Wine in to cook, 1 min/ Varoma/  counterclock image / Speed 1. (You do not have to cover the lid with measuring cup)
  5. Next, add in the canned tomato, salt and pepper to cook, 10 mins/ 100oC/ counterclock image/ Speed 1
  6. To thickened the sauce, adjust to, 3 mins/ Varoma/ counterclock image/ Speed 1
  7. Once the sauce is done, empty it out from the TM bowl and pour it to into Thermo Server/ any thermal containers to keep warm.
  8. Pour the water in a clean TM Bowl, bring to boil, 12 mins/ 100oC/ speed 1 
  9. Add in Spaghetti and salt to cook (time according to what the Spaghetti packaging suggest), 100oC/ counterclock image/ speed soft image
  10. Drain the spaghetti with TM basket and toss it into the sauce prepared earlier to mix.
  11. Sprinkle the cheese on top and serve.

Tips: The classic Amatriciana sauce is best cooked with tubular pasta such as Bucatini.

Recipe adapted from Thermomix Pasta Cook Book.