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Spicy Mediterranean Pasta

Spicy Mediterranean Pasta

Course Meal
Keyword Birdseye Pepper, Habanero Pepper, Jalapeno Pepper, Serrano Pepper
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 108kcal


  • 1 cup dried pasta your choice on type
  • 1 large pan of salted water
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 red chili pepper your choice on type based on heat tolerance, chopped fine, pith and seeds removed
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon salted capers


  • Bring to boil a large pot of salted water and add the pasta. Cook according to the package instructions and drain.
  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add the olive oil.
  • Add the onions. Cook for a few minutes, stirring often.
  • Add the chili pepper and the garlic powder to the frying pan. Stir to combine.
  • Add the balsamic vinegar and the chopped tomatoes to the pan. Then lower the heat to low. Simmer the tomato mix for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the capers and the drained pasta.
  • Serve immediately.



Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 138mg | Potassium: 223mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 154IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg