Spicy Tomato & Arugula Angel Hair Pasta

Spicy Tomato & Arugula Angel Hair Pasta

Spicy Tomato & Arugula Angel Hair Pasta

Total Time1 hr
Course: Pasta
Keyword: Spicy Tomato & Arugula Angel Hair Pasta
Yield: 8 Servings
Author: Eating Well Magazine


  • 3 medium red tomatoes, diced
  • 2 medium yellow tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 pound whole-wheat angel hair pasta or spaghettini
  • 3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 medium shallots, chopped
  • 3 medium shallots, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 (14 oz) can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 Anaheim chiles, seeds and ribs removed, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped arugula
  • tsp chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • grated Parmesan cheese for serving, optional


  • Combine red and yellow tomatoes with salt in a large bowl. Let stand, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes soften and release their juices, about 40 minutes.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add pasta and cook according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • Dry the pot and add oil; heat over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until the shallots soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Add crushed tomatoes and their juice; bring to a simmer. Cook for 5 minutes. Add the pasta, the fresh tomatoes, chiles, arugula, oregano, crushed red pepper, and ground pepper. Cook, stirring, until hot, about 2 minutes. Serve topped with Parmesan, if desired.

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