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Servings: 4

Pasta With Pepperoncini Peppers Sauce Recipe

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Pasta With Pepperoncini Peppers Sauce Recipe - light, flavorful and delicious, tangy homemade pasta sauce, made with tomatoes, bacon and pepperoncini peppers, served with spaghetti.
A pan with spaghetti with tomato pepperoncini peppers sauce and bacon. Thongs with spaghetti
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  • 8 oz spaghetti
  • 6 stripes bacon — chopped
  • 1 onion — small
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 32 oz peeled whole canned tomatoes
  • 4 tbsp Deli-Sliced Mezzetta Peperoncini — (+ more for topping)
  • 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives, chopped
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan — optional
  • fresh basil — optional
  • salt + pepper to taste


  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until cooked, but not too crispy.

  2. Add onion and garlic and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent burning.

  3. Add tomatoes and Mezzetta Peperoncini, continue cooking for 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until the tomatoes are cooked and liquid has almost evaporated. Season with salt and pepper. 

  4. In the mean time cook pasta following the directions on the package.

  5. Add olives to the sauce.

  6. Add pasta to the pan with sauce and toss to combine. 

  7. Serve, topped with fresh basil, parmesan and more Mezzetta peperoncini.

Course: Main

Nutrition Information

Calories: 295, Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 3mg, Sodium: 510mg, Potassium: 630mg, Carbohydrates: 55g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 8g, Protein: 11g, Vitamin A: 370%, Vitamin C: 35.8%, Calcium: 123%, Iron: 3.1%