Honey Pepper Tomato Sauce with Bowtie Pasta

This simple pasta sauce is delicious, cheap, easy, and quick to make. It’s got a light, sweet and spicy flavor that you can easily tweak either direction by adding more or less of the honey and red pepper. Mix with a 16oz of bowtie (farfalle) pasta for an easy dinner that serves 4+ in the time it takes you to boil water and cook pasta.


  • 2/3 Cups Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Basil
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp Rosemary
  • Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 6oz Tomato Paste
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • Parmesan to taste


  1. Measure and mix all herbs and spices together
  2. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over low heat and then add the mixed herbs and spices and let simmer for 1-2 minutes
  3. Turn the heat up to medium and add the tomato paste and honey
  4. Stir for 5 minutes until tomato paste starts darken, it will not form a smooth sauce
  5. Simmer on low until ready to use, mix with pasta, and grated parmesan