Red Wine Spaghetti

This red wine stained pasta is a unique twist on traditional pasta cooking. Don’t worry about turning rosy – boiling the wine cooks out the alcohol leaving a deliciously rich flavour.

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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Serves: 2



  • Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water for 4 minutes. Drain pasta and return to the pot. Place the pot back on the stove over medium-high heat. Add the wine and sugar and bring to a boil. Cook for 6 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent sticking.
  • While pasta cooks, heat oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and chili flakes and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add the breadcrumbs and continue to cook until toasted, about 5 minutes. Season breadcrumbs with salt and pepper.
  • Increase skillet temperature to medium-high heat. Add the spaghetti and any remaining liquid, toss for 1 minute. Remove from heat and serve garnished with Parmesan cheese.


  • Cooking with small amounts of hard cheeses like Parmesan maximize flavour without adding large amounts of fat
  • Italpasta Total Pasta adds 10 grams of Fibre per serving.

Nutritional Analysis

Calories: 542kcal | Carbohydrates: 59.9g | Protein: 13.6g | Fat: 22.8g | Cholesterol: 6.6mg | Sodium: 506.7mg | Fiber: 13.7g | Sugar: 5.5g