Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

A quick and inexpensive pasta dish. I have never made it for anyone else so it could just be my taste but I think it has a good flavor to it. If you dont have the pepperchinis (they come in a jar)then you can always sub with the pepper rings; hot or mild. (they also come in a jar) The amount of heat/flavor you want will determine the amount of peppers you use. I used 1/2cup. I never salt this dish as the peppers give it enough.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups linguine or 2 cups pasta, of choice
  • 14 cup olive oil
  • 1 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped fine
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, chopped fine
  • 12 cup chopped pepperoncini peppers or 12 cup pepper rings
  • 12 teaspoon pepperoncini pepper juice, from pepper jar that peppers were in. (optional)

Directions

  1. cook pasta according to directions on box.
  2. in a separate saute pan; heat all other ingredients until very warm; not wilted.
  3. drain pasta and toss with sauteed mixture.
  4. if pressed for time/space you can just toss pasta with other ingredients without warming the pepper mixture; the heat from the noodles will warm them up.
  5. serve with good bread.

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