Chunky Tomato Sauce with Bucatini Pasta

Hunt's Chunky Tomato Sauce with Bucatini Pasta RecipeRecipe
4 servings (about 1 1/2 cups pasta with 2/3 cup sauce each)


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12 ounces dry bucatini or spaghetti pasta, 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


Hands On: 35 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Place over high heat 1 minute. Add zucchini, yellow bell pepper and salt. Cook and stir about 1 minute or just until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from skillet; keep warm.

2. Add oil to skillet; heat on high 1 minute. Add red bell pepper, onion and garlic; cook about 10 minutes, or until onions are tender and liquid has evaporated, stirring frequently.

3. Add undrained tomatoes, basil and vinegar. Cook and stir 3 minutes or until heated through.

4. Serve tomato sauce over hot cooked pasta. Add Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Created date

October 2008