Recipe-116-Conchiglie with Caramelized Onions and Red Peppers
Are you looking for a delicious, yet simple pasta dish to share with your family and friends? Then look no further than Conchiglie with Caramelized Onions and Red Peppers! All it takes is a few simple ingredients, some preparation time, and an oven. This cozy dish is sure to bring warmth and smiles around the dinner table while making plenty of leftovers too! Plus if you’re trying to watch your waistline but don't want compromise on flavor, this genius combination of nutritious vegetables paired together will make even the pickiest eaters happy. So grab those recipe cards and get cooking!
500g shell pasta
- 2 large onions
- 2 red peppers
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil plus 1 tablespoon for the pasta
- ½ teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon salt
Cook the pasta according to packaging instructions.
In the meantime, slice the onions and the red peppers. Heat the olive oil in a large, wide pan and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add the brown sugar and honey and allow simmering until they turn golden brown and slightly crispy. Pour in the balsamic vinegar and stir to reduce into a thick glaze.
Use one tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil to coat the pasta while they are still hot.
- Serve hot topped with the glazed onions and peppers.