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Spicy pimiento tagliatelle

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 2
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Heat the olive oil in a small pan, add the pimiento peppers, garlic, Tabasco sauce, salt, freshly ground black pepper and white wine. Simmer gently for 5 minutes until thickened.

  2. Add the cooked tagliatelle and stir well to ensure the sauce is evenly distributed.

  3. To serve, pour into a bowl and sprinkle with fresh basil.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 285g/10oz mini pimiento peppers, from a jar, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • few drops Tabasco sauce
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 50ml/2fl oz white wine
  • 200g/8oz tagliatelle, cooked
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped

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