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Penne with Sweet Red Onions

di Academia Barilla

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Penne with Sweet Red Onions
PREPARATION TIME
20 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
First course




Ingredients for 4 people


1 box penne
6 Tropea onions (substitue with 1 large red onion)
1 red pepper
6 leaves basil 1 cup tomato sauce
2/3 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
4 tablespoons Academia Barilla 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil
salt and pepper to taste



Preparation 10 minutes preparation + 10 minutes cooking
1. Peel onions and slice thinly

2. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat and sauté onions for 2 or 3 minutes

3. Add red pepper (seeded, cored and chopped), combine and sprinkle with torn basil leaves

4. Cook for 2 more minutes

5. Stir in tomato sauce, season with salt and finish cooking (a few more minutes)

6. Meanwhile, boil pasta in plenty of salted water according to package directions

7. Drain and toss with the vegetable sauce, sprinkle with Parmigiano and a dash of pepper and serve

8. Farfalle may be substituted for the ruote