carrabbas cavatappi

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By Janice Splaha
from Wickenburg, AZ

This is one of my personal favorites. I always order it when at CARRABBAS.

prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For carrabbas cavatappi

  • 4 oz
    cavatappi pasta or elbow macaroni
  • 3/4 c
    onions, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 c
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine
  • 14 oz can
    petite diced tomatoes, with juice plus small amount water
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 c
    shaved parmesan cheese plus some for reheating
  • (optional) pancetta

How To Make carrabbas cavatappi

  • 1
    Boil pasta, drain. Set aside. Meanwhile, sauté onions, garlic and red pepper flakes in oil over medium heat til onions are soft.
  • 2
    Add white wine and cook until nearly evaporated. Stir in tomatoes with their juice plus a little water (to clean out the can) till slightly thickened. ( 3 to 5 minutes)
  • 3
    Taste and add salt and pepper to your liking.
  • 4
    Add drained pasta, toss with cheese and pancetta, if using.

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