Delicious Red Wine Pasta Recipe

There is no denying that red wine brings a pop of flavour to an otherwise mediocre dish. The subtle peppery accents work perfectly with pasta, especially if you have left overs for the next day!

Follow this simple recipe to achieve a delicious and flavoursome meal in under an hour, and serves 4-5.

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500g fettucine

1 small white onion

2 garlic cloves

2 sprigs fresh basil

1 bay leaf

2 tablespoons olive oil

2.5 cups vegetable stock

2 cups red wine

3/4 cup water

Salt and pepper to season

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese to serve


  1. Combine the fettucine, olive oil, and vegetable stock before bringing the water to a boil. Cook for 10 extra minutes until the pasta is al dente, making sure to stir it well.
  2. Chop the onion and mince in the garlic, then all the ingredients bar the Parmesan cheese and bring to a boil.
  3. Slightly reduce the heat, then cook for 8-10 minutes or until the pasta is cooked through. Serve with pepper, cheese and an extra sprig of basil.

Image and Recipe via A Beautiful Mess