Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Penne with a little zing from the crushed red pepper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium high heat.
  2. Add chopped onions, chopped garlic and crushed red pepper and sauté until onions begin to soften, about 4 minutes.
  3. Add tomato and tomato paste and stir until tomatoes are just warmed through, about 2 minutes.
  4. Mix in balsamic vinegar; bring the sauce to a boil.
  5. Add cooked pasta, 1 cup of Parmesan cheese and fresh chopped basil.
  6. Add salt and toss.
  7. Transfer to another large bowl and serve with remaining Parmesan cheese.


Most Helpful

This is very good, however I do recommend using less basil as it was very overpowering .. thanks

najwa November 18, 2003

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