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Calebrese Pasta

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Italian


This Calebrese Pasta is so simple as it only contains tomatoes, onions, capsicums and few slices of salami but it is full of flavour


  • 250 g pasta of choice, cooked according to packet instructions
  • 100 g Salami, thinly sliced
  • 2 large cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup chopped basil
  • 1/3 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1/2 red capsicum, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 green capsicum, thinly sliced
  • 6 pcs kalamata olives, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. Add olive oil in a large saucepan and cook salami for 2 minutes. Remove salami and set aside.
  2. Add garlic and onions then sauté until onions are soft.
  3. Add the red and green capsicum and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the tomato paste and cook for a minute.
  5. Add the chopped tomatoes and simmer in low heat for 15 minutes or until thickened.
  6. Add the cooked salami, basil and parsley then cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Season with sugar, salt and pepper. Adjust taste to your liking.
  8. Add the cooked pasta and olives then mix to distribute sauce evenly, serve.