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Pasta with Creamy Red Pepper-Feta Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Pasta with Creamy Red Pepper-Feta Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Pasta with Creamy Red Pepper-Feta Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by agreene1

Makes 6 servings



Yummy as the whole meal or add chicken or shrimp as a protein.

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta with Creamy Red Pepper-Feta Sauce

1 tbsp Olive Oil
0.5 cup, chopped Onions
3 clove Garlic
2 cup Red Roasted Peppers
0.5 cup Organic Chicken Cooking Stock
6 oz Reduced Fat Feta Traditional Chunk
1 tsp Pepper, Black
2 tbsp Parsley
8 oz Penne

Recipe Directions for Pasta with Creamy Red Pepper-Feta Sauce

Heat the oil in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion and garlic until soft, about 1 minute. Add roasted peppers and saute until heated through. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Place mixture in the bowl of a food processor with stock and all but 2 tablespoons of the feta. Process until combined and smooth, about 30 seconds. cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water. Toss pasta with sauce, adding pasta water by the tablespoon, if needed. Sauce should cling nicely to pasta. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Divide among pasta bowls. Sprinkle with parsley and remaining feta cheese.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 180.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
266
Calories from Fat
64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.1g
11%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
586mg
24%
Potassium
37mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
30.1g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3.7g
15%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
12.9g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 59%
Calcium 10% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
88% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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