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Spaghetti Matrichana

Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Dishes
Servings: 4 -6 servings
Author: Barbara Schieving


  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 28 oz cans diced tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste you want a strong pepper flavor
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon optional
  • 8 oz slice bacon* fried crisp and crumbled
  • 1 lb spaghetti cooked according to package directions


  • In a medium frying pan, saute onion and garlic in olive oil until softened and browned. Add tomatoes, salt and pepper, and chicken bouillion. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes crush the tomatoes with a potato masher.
  • Add crumbled bacon and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve over spaghetti.


*Ligia prefers to use peppered bacon in this recipe.