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Deviled Pasta

Photo: Michele Michael
Prep time 15 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1-pound box penne
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 bell peppers (any color), cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large clove garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 24- to 26-ounce jar pasta sauce
  • 1/2 cup ricotta

Nutrition Information

  • calories 331
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • cholesterol 16 mg
  • sodium 868 mg
  • carbohydrate 45 g
  • fiber 6 g
  • sugars 16 g
  • protein 12 g

How to Make It

  1. Cook the penne according to the package directions.

    Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the bell peppers, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of the black pepper. Cover and cook for 4 minutes. Stir in the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the pasta sauce and cook until heated through, about 3 minutes.

    Drain the pasta and divide it among individual bowls. Top with the sauce, a dollop of the ricotta, and the remaining black pepper.