Pasta with Creamy Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

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Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 4 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Pasta with Creamy Red Pepper Sauce

2 red bell peppers, cored and diced
1 cup onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp fresh thyme
2 cups vegetable broth
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 lb. dried whole wheat pasta

Recipe Directions for Pasta with Creamy Red Pepper Sauce

  1. In a large skillet, combine pepper through thyme. Add 1/2 cup vegetable broth. Simmer over moderate heat for about 5 minutes.

  2. Add remaining vegetable broth, cover, and simmer about 10 minutes until peppers are tender. Whisk in sour cream and remove from heat.

  3. Puree mixture in a food processor until smooth. Strain through a sieve to remove pepper skins. Return to skillet and season with cayenne. Reheat and keep warm.

  4. Cook pasta according to directions. Drain and transfer to a warm bowl.

  5. Add sauce and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Categories

Pasta, Vegetables, Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 354.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
493
Calories from Fat
32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.6g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Sodium
242mg
10%
Potassium
688mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
98.5g
33%
Dietary Fiber
11.9g
48%
Sugars
10.5g
Protein
16.6g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 131%
Calcium 10% Iron 23%
* 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
95% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in vitamin C
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