Rigatoni With Red Pepper, Almonds, and Bread Crumbs

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by KelBel

This is from Everyday Italian by Giada De Laurentiis. I saw this on her show and had to post it here to save. It's quick, easy and flavorful!

Top Review by Japanese Delight

I felt that the flavor was lacking; kind of boring. I jazzed it up by adding parmesan, chiffonaded basil, salt/pepper and red pepper flake, and then it was really good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the pasta and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Drain pasta into a large bowl.
  3. Place the croutons and the almonds in a food processor. Pulse until it becomes the texture of bread crumbs.
  4. Add the crouton and almond mixture to the hot pasta.
  5. Add the peppers and the olive oil. Toss to combine and serve.

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