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Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Prep time 3 mins
Yield 1 serving (serving size: 1 cup pasta and 1/3 cup sauce)
There's no need to get out another saucepan if you make this no-cook sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 bottled roasted red bell pepper (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup hot cooked BASIC PASTA
  • 1 tablespoon preshredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 376
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 6.8 g
  • satfat 3.6 g
  • monofat 0.6 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 13.9 g
  • carbohydrate 64.7 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 16 mg
  • iron 4.1 mg
  • sodium 612 mg
  • calcium 108 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place first 4 ingredients in a food processor. Pulse 15 to 20 seconds or until mixture is almost smooth. Toss with hot pasta. Top with Parmesan cheese, basil, and pine nuts.

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