Penne with red onion, radicchio and pancetta

Ingredients for 4 people
  • 2 heads of red radicchio
  • 1 red onion
  • 50 g pancetta (smoked bacon), preferably in one piece
  • Parmigiano cheese
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • Sauté the thinly-sliced onion in a pan with 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil.
  • Add the smoked bacon cut into cubes and cook for 5 minutes on a low heat.
  • Add the radicchio cut into strips, season with salt and pepper, cover and cook for 15 minutes. If necessary, add a little hot water while cooking.
  • Cook the pasta in plenty of salted water, drain it and toss it with the radicchio sauce over a high heat.
  • Sprinkle with plenty of Parmigiano cheese and serve immediately.