Chunky Tomato Sauce with Bucatini Pasta

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Servings6

An easy-to-make chunky tomato sauce loaded with fresh veggies served over fun-shaped pasta

Ingredients
  • 12 ounces dry bucatini pasta or spaghetti, uncooked
  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1/2 cup julienned zucchini
  • 1/2 cup julienned yellow bell pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped red bell pepper (2 cup = about 2 large)
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion (1 cup = about 1 large)
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz each) Hunt's® Petite Diced Tomatoes, undrained
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil (3/4 cup = about 1 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Freshly shredded Parmesan cheese, optional
 
Directions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add zucchini, yellow bell pepper and salt. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  2. Add oil to skillet. Add red bell pepper, onion and garlic; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring frequently.
  3. Add undrained tomatoes, basil and vinegar. Cook and stir 3 minutes or until hot.
  4. Serve tomato sauce over pasta. Top with reserved vegetables; sprinkle with cheese, if desired.
Cook's Tips

To julienne vegetables, cut them into thin, match-like pieces, about 1-1/2 inches long. This can be done with a chef's knife or using a piece of equipment called a mandoline.

Cook's Tips

To julienne vegetables, cut them into thin, match-like pieces, about 1-1/2 inches long. This can be done with a chef's knife or using a piece of equipment called a mandoline.

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Nutrition Information
Calories: 343 View complete nutrition information
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Livia January 02, 2012

it was very tasty but took too long to cook

mom2024 December 02, 2011

Yum! Pasta works great with this recipe! We loved it!!!

JHaines November 26, 2011

This is a really good fast and healthy dinner for a weeknight. I add sauteed chicken for a complete meal. Vinegar gives it some bite. Love it!