Pasta Tarantino PAIRING: Any Barons' Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignons

Pasta Tarantino PAIRING: Any Barons' Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignons

Ingredients
4 ounces pancetta or your favorite bacon, diced
1 medium yellow onion, finely diced
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 pounds Italian sausage, casings removed
1/2 cup dry red wine (Any Barons’ Columbia Valley Cabernets)
3 cups diced plum tomatoes, fresh or canned
1/4 cup tomato paste
1 cup minced flat-leaf parsley
1 pound dry penne pasta, cooked and drained according to package directions
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Instructions
1. In a large sauce pot over medium-high heat, saute pancetta to brown and render the fat. Add
onion to saute to soften. Add garlic and sausage; cook for about 10 minutes, stirring constantly to
break up the meat and brown evenly.

2. Stir in wine, tomotoes, and tomato paste; simmer for 20 minutes. Add parsley and adjust the
seasonings.

3. Combine the sauce with the pasta. Serve in pasta bowls topped with Parmesan. Makes 6-8
servings.

Recipe credit: Easy Cooking the Costco Way