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Pasta with Red Onion Sauce

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Pasta with Red Onion Sauce

Pasta with Red Onion Sauce - A spicy creation to satisfy those urgent pasta cravings

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Health Score:
6,3 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
Calories:
405
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Together with the pasta, the onions bring plenty of fiber to this recipe. The vegetables also contain many essential oils and bioactive substances such as sulphides, which strengthen the immune system.

This pasta dish is especially good for when you have a cold: onions have a preventive effect against bacteria and also help to relieve coughs and phlegm.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie405 kcal(19 %)
Protein13 g(13 %)
Fat8 g(7 %)
Carbohydrates67 g(45 %)
Sugar added2 g(8 %)
Roughage6 g(20 %)
Vitamin A0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.3 mg(3 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin4.6 mg(38 %)
Vitamin B₆0.3 mg(21 %)
Folate35 μg(12 %)
Pantothenic acid0.4 mg(7 %)
Biotin3.3 μg(7 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.2 μg(7 %)
Vitamin C3 mg(3 %)
Potassium261 mg(7 %)
Calcium48 mg(5 %)
Magnesium60 mg(20 %)
Iron1.8 mg(12 %)
Iodine2 μg(1 %)
Zinc1.6 mg(20 %)
Saturated fatty acids2.9 g
Uric acid76 mg
Cholesterol9 mg
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Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
3 red onions
1 ounce Pancetta
1 sprig oregano
½ dried chile pepper
salt
6 ounces Pasta (such as tagliatelle/noodles)
1 teaspoon honey
2 tablespoons Red wine vinegar (or balsamic vinegar)
½ cup Broth
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Pastahoneyoreganoonionsalt
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Non-stick pan, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Paper towel, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Pot, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Sieve

Preparation steps

1.
Pasta with Red Onion Sauce preparation step 1

Peel onions and cut into thin strips. Cut pancetta into small cubes.

2.
Pasta with Red Onion Sauce preparation step 2

Rinse oregano, shake dry and pluck the leaves. Crumble chile pepper with fingers.

3.
Pasta with Red Onion Sauce preparation step 3

Cook pancetta in a dry non-stick pan over medium heat until crispy, about 5 minutes, then remove from the pan and drain on paper towels. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

4.
Pasta with Red Onion Sauce preparation step 4

Add the onions and oregano to the pan with the rendered fat and cook for about 2 minutes over medium heat. Cook pasta in boiling salted water according to package instructions until al dente.

5.
Pasta with Red Onion Sauce preparation step 5

Drizzle honey over the onions, caramelize briefly and then stir in the vinegar.

6.
Pasta with Red Onion Sauce preparation step 6

Add crumbled chile pepper and broth to the onions. Cook for 5-6 minutes over medium heat. Mix in pancetta and season with salt. Drain the pasta and serve with onion sauce.