Pasta is probably everyone’s go-to weeknight meal, but this classic is in desperate need of a facelift. Take pasta to the next-level by making homemade roasted red pepper and tomato sauce. And if you roast the veggies the night before, this meal will only take 10 minutes to prepare.

Roasted Tomato and Red Pepper Pasta Sauce

  • Prep Time:2 minutes
  • Cook Time:8 minutes
  • Total Time:10 minutes
  • Servings:2-3
  • Easy


  • 8 oz Capellini
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 5 roasted Roma tomatoes, in their juices
  • 1/2 roasted red pepper
  • 1/4 roasted red onion
  • 2 cloves roasted garlic
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
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  • Step 1

    Bring a medium pot of water to boil. Add salt and two tablespoons olive oil. Once boiling, add Capellini and cook according to package directions.

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  • Step 2

    Chop roasted tomatoes, red pepper, onions and garlic.

    #SpoonTip: You can roast your vegetables like this.

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  • Step 3

    Add chopped vegetables to a frying pan, and heat over medium for 5-6 minutes, until juices have reduced slightly.

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  • Step 4

    Add cooked pasta to the roasted vegetables, and stir.

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  • Step 5

    Add salt and pepper, serve and enjoy.

    Photo by Megan Prendergast