Rigatoni With Red Pepper, Almonds, and Bread Crumbs

Total Time
Prep 7 mins
Cook 8 mins

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!

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.


Most Helpful

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!

Japanese Delight November 13, 2006

This was an amazing dish, I didn't have rigatoni pasta, but honestly it doesn't matter what type of pasta it is. It's what you put on it, and it was DELICIOUS! :) Thanks!

Strwbrrykisses November 06, 2006

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