Mostaccioli with Red Onions, Tomatoes & Smoked Mozzarella Cheese
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Mostaccioli with Red Onions, Tomatoes & Smoked Mozzarella Cheese

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: barilla, barilla pasta
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 320kcal
Author: Barilla


  • 1 box Barilla® Mostaccioli
  • 4 cups Red Onions sliced thin
  • 12 leaves Fresh Basil chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 28-ounces Peeled San Marzano Plum Tomatoes, Canned
  • 1/3 cup Smoked Mozzarella Cheese, Cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Pepper Flakes


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Heat olive oil in large skillet over low heat. Sauté onions for about 15 minutes or until softened.
  • Add tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  • Add Mostaccioli to boiling water. Cook according to package directions.
  • Heat sauce through while pasta is cooking. 
  • Drain pasta. Immediately add hot pasta to sauce.
  • Add basil and smoked mozzarella cheese. Mix well.


Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 8g