Peppy Parmesan Pasta

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 24, 2022
When my husband and I needed dinner in a hurry, we came up with this dish that gets spicy flavor from pepperoni. We like to use angel hair pasta because it cooks faster than other noodles. —Debbie Horst, Phoenix, Arizona
Peppy Parmesan Pasta Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 8 ounces angel hair pasta
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 package (3 ounces) sliced pepperoni
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or salt-free seasoning blend, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a serving bowl, combine the tomato, pepperoni, olives, cheese, oil, salt if desired and garlic powder. Drain pasta; add to the tomato mixture and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 360 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 613mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 14g protein.