Bell Peppers and Pasta

Bell Peppers and Pasta

"This meatless entree is always a hit. In fact, I double it whenever I know I'm going to feed some big eaters, and it still disappears. -Sharon Csuhta of Wadsworth, Ohio"
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22 m servings
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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. In a nonstick skillet, saute onion in oil for 1-1/2 minutes. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds longer. Add the sweet peppers; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in the olives, oregano, salt and cayenne. Add water; cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Drain pasta and stir into skillet. Remove from the heat. Stir in cheese. Serve immediately.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1-1/4 cups) equals 274 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 434 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.

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I stumbled upon this recipe when I was trying to find a simple *weeknight meal* way to use up some bell peppers I had on the verge of going bad. I really enjoyed it! Mr. LTH hasn't eaten yet, ...

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I would give this a 3.5 if I could. It was really easy, relatively healthy, and good, but just a little plain/bland. I'm not complaining, everything got eaten, but it wasn't a wow dish. I add...

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I stumbled upon this recipe when I was trying to find a simple *weeknight meal* way to use up some bell peppers I had on the verge of going bad. I really enjoyed it! Mr. LTH hasn't eaten yet, ...

It was easy to make and looked pretty. However, it lacked a little in flavour. Maybe adding some lemon juices and/or zest and some more herbs, like basil, for instance, would pick it up a bit.

I swear, you can cook up some pasta and add just about anything to it and it's going to be awesome good, just as this was. The red and green bell peppers contribute great flavor as well as maki...

I would give this a 3.5 if I could. It was really easy, relatively healthy, and good, but just a little plain/bland. I'm not complaining, everything got eaten, but it wasn't a wow dish. I add...

Even my boyfriend (a major carnivore) loves this! It has worked it's way into our regular menu. I think it'd also be good with grilled chicken. I tried another noodle but I think penne is bes...

Wonderful flavor combination. The timing on everything was just right,the vegetables were cooked perfectly. I added zucchini to mine and topped with parmesan cheese since I didn't have any fet...

I really don't know what to rate this recipe. I followed it except for using dry white wine rather than water. I also topped individual servings with the feta cheese rather than adding it to t...

My boyfriend and I both thought this was a great recipe. Perfect for cleaning out the fridge last night. We did make a few changes: We didn't use olives, or red peppers as we didn't have any....

Great low-cal recipe! I used green olives (instead of the black it shows in the picture) and it turned out great.

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