Published On: Wed, Jun 5th, 2019

Enjoy Homemade Bucatini Pasta With Stecca Garlic Bread And Roasted Tomato Sauce

By Daisy Bell

Italian foods are very popular in the US. Most of the popular Italian foods are available online in the nation. Want to buy bucatini pasta? Just Google ‘where to buy bucatini pasta’. In fact, why buy online when you can make bucatini pasta at home, as good as bucatini pasta made by Italians. This is one of the most popular Italian pastas.

There are 20 regions in Italy and each region has its own range of pastas coming in different sizes and shapes. The bucatini pasta comes from the central Italian region of Lazio. The word bucatini comes from the Italian word ‘buco’. Buco means ‘hole’. It is a spaghetti-like pasta having a hollow center. Bucatini is closely related to another cylindrical pasta known as macaroni. This pasta is made from hard durum wheat flour. The stretched-out tubular structure of bucatini makes it very versatile and robust.

Thanks to its size and shape, it is pretty easy to bake. Though you can enjoy this pasta with any sauce, it tastes the best with roasted tomato sauce. Pair it with stecca garlic bread and you will love it. You can enjoy bucatini pasta with mozzarella and meatballs as well.

If you want to enjoy the best bucatini pasta with stecca garlic bread and roasted tomato, you are at the right place. In this article, you will learn:

  • How to make roasted tomato sauce?
  • How to make bucatini pasta?

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Roasted Tomato Sauce Recipe


  • Assorted Garden Tomatoes – 6 pounds
  • Large Cloves Of Garlic – 10
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 1 cup
  • Kosher Salt – 1 teaspoon
  • Fresh Basil Leaves – 10


  • Preheat your oven to 375℉.
  • Take two rimmed baking sheets and line them with parchment paper.
  • Wash and core tomatoes.
  • Cut tomatoes in half and place in a bowl.
  • Peel and crush the garlic clove.
  • Add garlic and tomatoes to a bowl.
  • Add Italian olive oil to the bowl.
  • Toss and then pour tomatoes and garlic out onto the baking pan.
  • Season with salt and then roast it for around 40 minutes.
  • Leave it for 15 minutes.
  • Add garlic and roasted tomatoes to a food processor.
  • Pulse the mixture.
  • Add the remaining Italian olive oil and basil.
  • Puree until you get a combined and smooth mixture.
  • Check seasoning.
  • Add salt and pepper according to the taste if required.
  • Fit it with a lid after ladling the mixture into sterilized pint canning jars.
  • Now boil it in a canning pot submerged in water.

Bucatini Pasta


  • Salt – ½ teaspoon
  • Bucatini pasta – ¾ pound
  • Roasted tomato sauce – 2 cups
  • Parmesan cheese, shaved – ¼ cup
  • Extra virgin olive oil – ¼ cup
  • Fresh rosemary, coarsely chopped – 1 teaspoon


  • Take water and salt in a large pot.
  • Now boil it.
  • Add in bucatini pasta.
  • Now simmer it for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Keep one cup of water reserved and strain pasta. You need this cup of water to thin sauce.
  • Now put one jar of roasted tomato in a large pan and warm it.
  • Add pasta water to thin your sauce.
  • Now add in cooked pasta and toss.
  • Blend flavors by cooking for two minutes.
  • Now check for seasoning.
  • Divide into four plates.
  • Now top each plate of pasta with a sprinkle of fresh rosemary, Parmesan cheese and a drizzle of extra virgin Italian olive oil.

Now your roasted tomato sauce is ready. Your bucatini pasta is ready. You have stecca garlic bread. What are you waiting for? You can feast your taste buds on bucatini pasta with stecca garlic bread and roasted tomato sauce.

In case you are unable to make super delicious roasted tomato sauce and bucatini pasta, just search ‘where to buy bucatini pasta’ on the web and place your order now.

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