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Red Hot Vegetarian Fusilli Pasta Recipe

Updated on July 27, 2012
5 stars from 1 rating of Vegetarian Fusilli

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 4 Servings of 1 cup each


  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 Cup Parsley, Minced
  • 4 Cups Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Basil, Chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Oregano Leaves, Crushed
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • to taste Red Pepper, (Any amount, depends on personal preference)
  • 8 Ounces Fusilli Pasta, Uncooked


  1. Heat olive oil in a medium sized saucepan.
  2. Saute garlic and parsley until the garlic is golden.
  3. Add the tomatoes and spices (basil, salt, oregano, red pepper) to the saucepan.
  4. Cook over low heat for 15 minutes, or until thick, stirring constantly.
  5. Cook pasta until it is firm in unsalted water in a pasta pot.
  6. To serve spoon sauce unto pasta. Can be served hot or cold. Usually keeps in the fridge for only a day, so be sure to eat as soon as possible.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 Cup
Calories 304
Calories from Fat45
% Daily Value *
Fat 5 g8%
Saturated fat 1 g5%
Cholesterol 0 mg
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


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