Total Time:

20 min(Preparation)



Spaghettini in Roasted Red Pepper and Bocconcini Sauce


3/4 pkg (375 g)CATELLI SMART® Spaghettini
2roasted red bell peppers (*see tip below)
1 can (28 oz/798 mL)drained Italian-style tomatoes
4oil packed sun-dried tomatoes
2 tsp (10 mL)sherry or cider vinegar
2 tbsp (30 mL)olive oil
1minced onion
1minced clove garlic
1/4 cup (50 mL)coarsely chopped fresh basil
8bocconcini balls, cut into pieces



Cook spaghettini according to package directions. Place roasted red peppers, canned tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes and vinegar in a food processor; pulse for a few seconds to chop coarsely; set aside.


Heat oil in a large saucepan set over medium heat. Add onion; sauté for 5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook for 1 minute. Pour in reserved tomato mixture; simmer for 5 to 7 minutes. Add spaghettini, basil and bocconcini; toss until well combined.


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TipTo roast peppers; halve and seed whole peppers, and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake in a preheated, 180°C (350°F) oven for 30 minutes or until skins are blistered and browned. Transfer from oven to a closed paper bag (or a bowl covered with plastic wrap) to loosen skins. Cool. Peel away and discard skins before using in recipes.


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