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Caramelized Onion Pasta

Cooking Time: 45 minutes


  • 400 gm Perfetto Pennettine Rigati organic whole durum wheat Pasta
  • 4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • ½ tsp Red Chili Flakes
  • ½ C Black & Green chopped Olives
  • 1 tbsp Red Grape Vinegar
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Fresh Mint Leaves for garnishing
  • Finely Grated Parmesan Cheese for garnishing


  • 1.
    Boil the pasta according to package direction to al dente. Reserve half cup of cooking water then drain well and set aside.
  • 2.
    Heat the oil in a frying nonstick pan over medium heat then sauté the sliced onions to golden color while stirring occasionally.
  • 3.
    Sprinkle sugar over the onions and keep cooking for 30 minutes over medium low heat.
  • 4.
    When onion is caramelized add the chili flakes, olives, salt and pepper and cook for 4 minutes.
  • 5.
    Add the vinegar, reserved pasta cooking water and the cooked pasta and cook for 2 more minutes.
  • 6.
    Transfer to the serving plate and garnish with mint leaves and parmesan and enjoy!

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