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Mean Woman Pasta


"A standard in our home, this one is simple to make and gets better with time."
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8 h 30 m servings 611 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 611 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 20.5 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 92.8g
  • 30%
  • Protein:
  • 17.4 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1720 mg
  • 69%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Combine tomatoes, garlic, olives, basil, olive oil, and pepperoncinis. Stir together and allow to marinate as long as you have time for; overnight is best, although it's fine to eat right away too.
  2. Cook pasta according to the package directions; drain. Toss with sauce and serve.

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  1. 78 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This is a great weekday dinner recipe. The flavors are really delicious and, if you have any leftovers, this dish gets even better with time.

Most helpful critical review

1 lb of pasta was way too much in my opinion. like the combo of ingredients but with all that pasta it was very bland. might make it again with 1/2 lb.

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This is a great weekday dinner recipe. The flavors are really delicious and, if you have any leftovers, this dish gets even better with time.

Um, maybe the item that was MISSING was the OLIVES? If there are only 5 ingredients, leaving one out and then complaining is just silly. This recipe was delish: I put more peppers and more olive...

Haven't actually tried the recipe, though it looks good, but I have to ask... How can you post a recipe with an interesting name like Mean Woman Pasta and not explain how it got that name? Enq...

Really, really good. I sliced the peppers instead of leaving them whole to make the recipe a little spicier. I also serve this with toasted baguette slices as an appetizer. YUM!

I made this pasta dish for dinner last night and although I only had three hours to marinate it, it was still great. I substituted half of the pasta shells with beef stuffed ravioli and it was ...

Prepared this the night before to let the tomatoes marinate then used it over brown rice and chicken the next night. Awesome! The flavors added a welcome flavor to rather bland brown rice and gr...

Love it! I did make a few slight adjustments to suit our tastes - we wanted warm, spicy pasta so I subbed 2 cans of diced tomatoes for the chopped, reduced the oil, increased the pepperoncini an...

very good! next time i will add fresh mozzarella.

This is a delectable pasta dish, but is better if there are no children to be fed.